Clojure 1.6.0 is getting ready for release. I am excited about the new Clojure/Java interop API for accessing Clojure Vars from Java and other JVM languages. There are also a number of bug fixes. Thanks to everyone who has worked on the release!
This video is not Clojure-specific, but it does revolve around a definition, and hence fair game in the Clojure World. Ian Bogost, renowned game designed, defines "fun". Very intelligent and thought-provoking.
David Nolen speaks about how academic research papers can hold practical and valuable algorithms if only they were implemented as a library. He goes through many examples of papers that he has used that were the kernel of the libraries he is known for.