Simply Geek #8 - Podcasting

On this week’s episode of Simply Geek, we talk about Podcasting. With a guest host from Indicast podcasting network, we take a brief look at what’s behind podcasts, and also discuss how Indicast and Tech65 started and evolved through the year, and finally a quick bit on the current status of the ‘global podcasting market’. So here’s a podcast, on podcasting!

NTT, Daniel and Aditya (@acmhatre)

[1:00] What have you been up to?
-NTT & Dan – Starcraft2 Replays
-Dan – Command & Conquer 4
-Aditya – Dell Mini10

[6:35] History of podcasts & the technology behind podcasts.
-The term podcasting – actually not invented by Adam Curry but by Ben Hammersley
Dave Winer and RSS0.92
How podcasts work.
Podcasting in plain English

[10:35] Ideas behind podcasts.
-Time-shifting – You don’t have to consume it at the time it’s published.
-Place-shifting – You don’t have to consume it on one kind of device.

[15:40] What got you into podcasting.
Wired – Adam Curry Wants to Make You an iPod Radio Star

[19:30] How Indicast/Tech65 evolved.
Indicast -Live
Tech65 -Live
Gears65 – Tech65

[28:35] Overview of podcasting market & personal favorite podcasts.
-NTT – Rev3
-Aditya – Stuff you should know
-Daniel – TWiT
-NTT – Systm
-Aditya – Stripper Method

[40:50] What’s in store for Indicast/Tech65 in the near future?

NTT is our Indian podcaster *Tech65 is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome people of all creeds, orientations, Operating Systems* NTT brings with him a knowledge of things Podcast, and things Tech and once in a while even gives us free publicity with which we are immensely grateful for! NTT also brings to this podcast facial hair, which our Chinese podcasters are sorely lacking in. Email NTT at: ntt at tech65 dot org or visit his blog
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