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Computing Now Weekly News Podcast
The Computing Now Weekly News Podcast covers important and interesting topics from industry and research.
This week's podcast covers a flaw found in a vital communications protocol used by utility companies; a study that shows mobile broadband adoption increasing rapidly except in countries with less-developed economies; and research that found that biometric systems designed to recognize people need to analyze their bodies and not, as is currently the case, just their faces.
Richard Minerich explains the reasons for choosing F#, how F# Type Providers help to integrate languages like R, how to bring Functional Programming to enterprise developers, and much more in this interview from InfoQ.
The Inside Story
The Inside Story talks to Lars Hard, founder and chief technology officer of software vendor Expertmaker, about recommendation technology. This increasingly sophisticated and popular approach analyzes multiple information sources to enable companies to recommend products and services to potential customers. Read more »