The Machine Podcast: Ep 03 “Data & Big Data”


'The Machine' is a new podcast from computing staff in WIT in which they discuss different aspects of computing. Hosted by WIT lecturer (and Beat 102-103 DJ) Rob O'Connor, the panel break down topics so listeners don't need to technical wizards to understand. The podcast is released fortnightly on Fridays.

So far the panel have discussed computer programming, big data, web development and a variety of related topics. If you're looking for a laid-back and accessible way to learn about the systems at the heart of the Information Age we're living in, look no further than The Machine.

The latest episode was published on 9th November, titled The Beginner's Guide to Web Development.
"Eamonn de Leastar and Brenda Mullally join Rob on this episode of the podcast to discuss Web Development. They contrast the difference between the Web and the Internet, then look at static sites built using HTML/CSS before moving onto Content Management Systems. Finally they introduce the world of Scripting (Client Side and Server Side) and discuss Web Apps. They also give advice on how to start dabbling with some web development."

Listen to the Machine

The Machine podcast is available on all the major podcasting platforms, such as Itunes, Spotify, etc and you can listen to the podcast on the following links




You can follow The Machine via Twitter @machine_podcast

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