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Canada’s James Gosling, the “father of Java,” embraces robotics and ocean science

Canada’s James Gosling, the “father of Java,” embraces robotics and ocean science

Canada’s James Gosling, the “father of Java,” embraces robotics and ocean science Had the pleasure this past week to chat with James Gosling, the Canadian who invented the Java programming language. As you’ll read in my Clean Break column below, Gosling has spent the past 10 months working for a small company that makes ocean-scouring robots that are powered by wave energy and the sun. It’s a big change for the computer scientist, who is used to working for big companies such as Sun Microsystems and Google. But I bet it’s a hell of a lot more fun… ——————————————————- Tyler Hamilton Calgary-born computer whiz James Gosling is known in the technology world as the “father of Java,” the write once, run anywhere programming language used on billions of mobile phones and Internet servers. But having spent the past two decades of his life producing Java applications for other peo...

Full article: http://www.cleanbreak.ca/2012/06/02/canadian-father-of-ja...

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