Thought leader series: Bjarne Stroustrup

40 Years of C++

Udacity Thought Leader On Demand Webinar Series

 

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Bjarne Stroustup, father of the C++ programming language, sits down with David Silver, Head of the School of Autonomous Systems at Udacity, to celebrate 40 years of C++ and its past, present, and future applications.
 
Watch as they discuss:
 
• How C++ is being used in AI and machine learning for high performance programming
• How learning C++ provides engineers with an advantage
• Why C++ adoption will continue to grow
• The role C++ plays in digital transformation
 
C++ is one of the top five programming languages, and is becoming popular (again) due to its efficiency and flexibility of use, especially with AI and Machine Learning. That’s why Udacity created our newest Nanodegree program on C++, teaming up with Bjarne Stroustrup. View our webinar to learn more about the course and better understand how C++ is used in the world's most exciting engineering and programming jobs.

About the Speakers 

Bjarne Stroustrup
Bjarne Stroustrup is the designer and original implementer of C++. Dr. Stroustrup is a Managing Director in the technology division of Morgan Stanley in New York City as well as a visiting professor at Columbia University. He holds a masters in Mathematics from Aarhus University, where he is an honorary professor, and a PhD in Computer Science from Cambridge University, where he is an honorary fellow of Churchill College.




David Silver
David Silver leads the School of Autonomous Systems at Udacity. Before Udacity, David was a research engineer on the autonomous vehicle team at Ford. He has an MBA from Stanford, and a BSE in Computer Science from Princeton University.