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Jimmy Soni

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Jimmy Soni is an author, editor, speechwriter, and partner at the creative advisory Brass Check. His written work and commentary have appeared in Slate, The Atlantic, and CNN, among other outlets. With Rob Goodman, he is the coauthor of Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar and A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age.

Igor Zhirkov

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Igor Zhirkov teaches his highly successful "System Programming Languages" course at ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, which is a six-time winner of the ACM-ICPC Intercollegiate World Programming Championship. Igor studied at Saint-Petersburg Academic University and received his master degree from ITMO University. Currently, he is doing research in verified C refactorings as part of his PhD thesis and formalization of Bulk Synchronous Parallelism library in C at IMT Atlantique in Nantes, France. His main interests are low-level programming, programming language theory, and type theory.