Rebecca Mark – Comonads and the Game of Life

Rebecca Mark

Rebecca Mark

Rebecca initially taught herself programming as a diversion during her lunch breaks between meetings with students as an academic counselor. A would-be literary critic, she has turned her love of words and literary formalisms into a genuine love of code and functional programming abstractions.

She now works as a Senior Software Engineer at 47 Degrees and humbly shares her hard-won expertise with clients, community, and unwitting friends.

Comonads and the Game of Life

This talk shines the spotlight on the lesser-known dual of the Monad: the Comonad. If you’ve ever wondered where comonads are useful, or simply what they are, this talk is for you!

We’ll showcase how cellular automata can make use of comonads in the wild!

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