Computer Science Colloquium - Ethan Gracer '14
Fri, January 19th, 2018
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Ethan Gracer ’14 of Jet.com will give a talk:
Distributed, Event-Drived Functional Programming
And Other Software Buzzwords In Plain English
Ethan Gracer is a Software Engineer for the customer service platform at Jet.com. Ethan graduated from Williams College in 2014 with degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy. Upon graduating, he spent a year running away from desk jobs by guiding at-risk youth through the Utah wilderness. Ethan took his first programming position in 2015 at NAVIS, a hospitality industry consulting firm in Oregon, where he helped to build and release a full stack web development framework written in Clojure. In his quest to try more esoteric programming languages, he moved home to New York City in 2016 to join Jet.com and learn F#. When heÕs not directing cloud servers to do his bidding, Ethan enjoys remote wilderness travel, training in Krav Maga, and providing emergency medical services as a volunteer.