Bryan O’Sullivan (@bos31337)has no doubt that Haskell is a language suitable for the Real World and not merely a language for academia. In fact he has put his money where his mouth is and created a startup with Haskell as its core. In this engaging talk Bryan describes the realities of startups and what impact Haskell has had. Bryan is also a coauthor of Real World Haskell.
You can find the talk here on YouTube
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