Rasmus Lerdorf, best known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995, gives an update on PHP as he sees it in 2012. From PHP humble beginnings as the Personal Homepage project up to what is new in PHP 5.4 and beyond.
Ramsus has contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and most recently has been advising startups including WePay, Etsy, and Room77. He was born in Greenland, grew up in Denmark and Canada and has a Systems Design engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.