Larry Wall's Talks: Revision 2
This talk was presented at LinuxWorld Spring 1999. Although it predates the formal birth of Perl 6, it very much reflects the thinking that prompted the initiation of Perl 6.
A 2006 Perl talk on:1 Introduction - Where Perl Draws Ideas From
State of the Onion Talks
These are Larry Wall's yearly Perl status reports, with much humor-infested commentary on Perl 6 design philosophy, processes, and illuminating insights.