Simon has been building the web since the days of Netscape 1.0. Recently he has been engineering real time data capture and delivery systems. On the side he produces Techno, lifts weights and researches computer arcana.
Dataflow is a programming model that has been around since the dawn of computing. Although dataflow programming has languished in obscurity for much of that time, it’s finding new life due to the current explosion of web scale real-time services, and is a natural fit for many of of the engineeing challenges these present.