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It's another edition of El Reg's info-packed podcast, recorded in the US by your tech guru hosts Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is replaced by Amy Lewis, who joins Sarah and Greg to talk about Sling, the death of enterprise computing and Apple's Swift programming language. Our special guest this week is Michael Coté of Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

Our topics today, formatted with beginning times for your listening pleasure. You're welcome...

  • 1:20 - Organising digital photos
  • 3:30 - Hitachi's acquisition of Pentaho
  • 6:05 - Sling: Internet cable TV comes to the US
  • 11:50 - Adrian Cockroft: Enterprise computing is dead
  • 17:10 - Apple's Swift catching fire
  • 21:05 - The Vic 20 - "A real computer for the price of a toy"
  • 21:35 - Special guest Michael Coté of Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • 23:15 - High school sweatshop programming
  • 26:38 - Analyst work on the back end of a career
  • 29:50 - Excel, the database for MBAs
  • 34:10 - The evolution of Middleware
  • 37:20 - Unicorn and donkey theory explained
  • 41:35 - Mayonnaise on fries

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