The Machine podcast is brought to you by the science and computing department in WIT. These include both members of staff and students from the department
In the first episode of the new season of the podcast, the panel have a chat about cloud computing, what's involved, some of the big techs to watch out for and what you might need to know if this is an area you'd like to specialise in.
They also theorise as to the causes of the major fault on Facebook's services which resulted in Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Oculus Rift being unavailable for a significant period the previous week.
The panel is made up of WIT computing lecturers Richard Frisby and Lucy White, alongside service delivery engineer at Red Hat Ciaran Roche and podcast host Rob O'Connor. If you need a primer on how the internet works, please check out one of the earlier podcasts.
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