Welcome to the Perl TV
The new age is all about non-blocking asynchronous creative responsive deconstructive refactored decoupled conjectured applications. If you're not on the event loop wagon loop, you're missing out!
What the hell am I talking about? Am I just drunk? How many of the above words are totally made-up? These questions and more will be answered at this talk!
See also an English version of the Asynchronous Programming FTW! talk.