The Value of Values - Summarized

Rich Hickey’s The Value Of Values is one of my favorite talks of all time. I highly recommend it, and it took me quite a while to understand all of it. Because I couldn’t find a nice summary on the web, I decided to make my own.

Values can be shared

Reproducible results

Easy to fabricate

Thwart imperativeness

Language independence

Values are generic

Values are the best interface

Values aggregate