Steve Yegge, a popular programer who worked at amazon and now at Google, most popularly known by his blogs. He is a programing language aficionado, and a heavy emacs and lisp advocate, and a java basher (yay!).
he gave a talk on dynamic languages at Stanford:
the vid is 1 hour.
i watched this when it came out, but just watched the whole yesterday again.
I like Steve Yegge. I admire his abilities, and i like his style. (among the many celebrity programers, only a handful i can say i like. Vast majority i despise and think are charlatans (includes: Larry Wall, Rob Pike, Eric Raymond, Tom Christiansen, Bjarne Stroustrup. (Disclaimer: opinion only.)).)