The Obsolescence of C, and What Comes Next

Eric S. Raymond
Talk Description: 

While C is still going strong today and is unlikely to be pushed out of niches like hard real-time and kernels anytime soon, the signs that it may soon be displaced from most of its historic range are increasing. The speaker, a C programmer since before the language achieved dominance
around 1985, takes a hard look at the long-term economic and technological forces driving shifts in language deployments and delivers actionable advice on what languages to learn next.

Yes, I'm "ESR". Mostly retired from being Mr. Famous Guy. Currently tech lead of MTPsec. Also design and software lead for UPSide.