Tomas Petricek

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Name: Tomas Petricek

Bio: Tomas is a Visiting Researcher at the Alan Turing institute, working on tools for open data-driven storytelling. He is building tools that integrate with modern data sources (open government data, data published by citizen initiatives) and let users easily create analyses and visualizations that are linked to the original data source, making the analyses more transparent, reproducible, but also easy to adapt. His early work on the project can be found at

Tomas’ many other interests include open-source and functional programming (he is an active contributor to the F# ecosystem), programming language theory (his PhD thesis on “coeffects” develops a theory of context-aware programming language language), but also understanding programming through the perspective of philosophy of science.

Country: United Kingdom

Affiliation: Alan Turing Institute

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Salon des Refusés 2017Author of Review: Programming is Writing is Programming within the Salon des Refusés-track
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Author of Welcome and workshop introduction within the Salon des Refusés-track
‹Programming› 2017Author of Miscomputation in software: Learning to live with errors within the Research Papers-track
Author of Tools for Open, Transparent and Engaging Storytelling within the Demos-track
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