Does the world need another programming language? Rob Pike seems to think so. Check out this video on the GO programming language.
The compiler is really fast. Did he mention that the compiler is really fast? The syntax is horrid. Why is different better? Interfaces are cool (where have I seen those before). Channels are really interesting, they are a little like Unix pipes. I guess it will be useful to big-brained systems programmers. At least they got the name right.