The Moore's Law party is over. We cannot make processors more powerful by making them faster. We have no choice but to embrace multiple processors, multi-core processors, and multiple threads in our code.
But how do you do this? In his session at NSBCon 2015, Andrew Skotzko introduces us to message-based programming with the actor model and Akka.NET. Andrew shows how immutable messages, combined with the actor behaving as a unit of concurrency, make taking advantage of all those processors and cores much easier.
Check out the video of Andrew's talk here: