Bartłomiej Górny - Son of an engineer, economist by education, software developer by profession, married to a sociologist.
Joseph Tischner once said that one must not look at the world from one window all the time. So, I'm always looking for another one.
When discussing programming paradigms a lot of attention is paid to the mathematics and technology. What is missing is the impact they have on the dev's health. Combining ergonomics and cognitive psychology, this talk will try to demonstrate that functional programming inherently requires less typing and less reading, which is better for wrists, spine and eyes. Functional programming is also better aligned with how a human brain works, thus putting less cognitive load and reducing stress.