Chris Lattner

Former Apple Engineer and Swift Creator Chris Lattner Joins Google’s AI Team

Former Apple and Tesla engineer Chris Lattner, the creator of Apple's Swift programming language and many other developer tools, will join Google to work on artificial intelligence (AI). Chris Lattner, who worked at Apple for more than 11 years — notably as the creator of the Swift programming language and many other developer tools — announced yesterday that he is joining Google Brain,...

Former Swift Lead Chris Lattner Explains Why He Moved To Tesla

Less than one week ago, Apple’s senior manager Ted Kremenek was named as the new lead of the Swift development project, after Chris Lattner announced his departure from the company. On January 10, Lattner told the Swift Evolution mailing list that he was departing Apple for another opportunity, which turned out to be Tesla. At first,...

Swift Creator Chris Lattner Says Good Bye to Apple

Chris Lattner, Apple's Director of Developer Tools and the creator of Apple's programming language Swift, has today announced on the Swift mailing list that he will be leaving Apple this month "to pursue an opportunity in another space” (via MacStories). In 2005, Lattner joined Apple where LLVM was integrated into Apple’s developer tools, while in 2010, he started designing Swift which...