PL Perspectives

Perspectives on computing and technology from and for those with an interest in programming languages.
Increasing the Impact of PL Research

Increasing the Impact of PL Research

PL research is as consequential as ever; how can we make it more impactful? I suggest three ways: (1) expand the tent and lower the barriers to entering it; (2) venture outside the tent, taking PL knowledge and ideas to other communities, to address their problems; and (3) join or organize collaborative efforts attacking substantial problems, such as deployable AI or a quantum programming stack, the solution to which involves PL techniques, but many others besides.

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