Listeners Perform Better on Tests
A new study Lecture
Podcast Listeners Outperform Class Attendees found that
students who listen to lectures on podcasts test better than
those who listen in class. Average scores of podcast listeners
were not stellar - they averaged a C grade or 71 %. But this
bested the D average 61% score of students who only heard the
test material in the lecture hall.
What Is Twitter?
Twitter is a micro-blogging platform. Twitter was founded in
2006 by three guys working at a podcasting company in San Francisco.
It started as a research project. Its popularity exploded in
2007 and Twitter become its own separate entity.
an Internet company that promises the first free music download
service paid for by advertisements, said Wednesday it had signed
up the last of the four major recording companies and plans
to relaunch next month.
The privately held New York firm's premature launch last year
annoyed the major record labels with whom it had not yet signed
With the signing of Warner Music Group Corp., Qtrax now has
added all the major labels and their publishing units, following
deals with Universal Music Group in May, EMI Group Ltd. in June,
and Sony Music Entertainment in December.
Added to Huge List of Podcasting Tools
Check out the Huge
List of Podcasting Tools as it has grown.
With the news that the struggling satellite radio conglomerate
Sirius XM may be filing for bankruptcy, fans of fart jokes and
Artie Lange death-watchers everywhere are asking the question:
What will happen to Howard Stern?
is another example of podcasting in education.
Increasingly popular as an educational tool, podcasting
is gaining ground locally as an instructive instrument in the
everyday lives of students and educators.
In its simplest form, podcasts enable teachers and students
to share information with one another at any time. Podcasting
allows students to take audio or video files from the classroom
and download them onto their personal computers or portable
media players, such as iPods and MP3 players.
Fonts with your iPhone
the Font? is now available for the iPhone. Meaning the iPhone
users can now look up font types on their phones.
According to Podcasting
After seeking funding from both traditional and nontraditional
sources for over a year, the founders of Podango have elected
to sell. We have a handfull of suitors, but we do not want to
sell quietly with people later saying, as they did with Odeo
and Podtech, gee, if I had known I would haveā€¦
Houston is a free, barcamp-style unconference for new media
enthusiasts and professionals including podcasters, bloggers,
social networkers and anyone curious about new media. It is
being held June 13, 2009 at the Houston Technology Center in
Podcasting Posts for 2008
The following is a recap of the most popular posts from
2008 - I know its a little late but I still felt the information
the Podcast Rewards
Podcast Tips for a Great Sound
of Technology in Politics
10 Podcasting Mistakes of All Time
Tips for Launching a Podcast
Agencies Turn to Podcasting
for Real Estate Video Podcasts
French Do Not Podcast
Touch Can Become an iPhone
VOIP provider Jajah on Thursday announced a application
that will allow the iPod touch to be used as a VOIP phone, essentially
giving it iPhone-like functionality.
The application is the second of its kind, following a similar
VOIP application from Truphone that was announced late last
year. Both route calls through the touch's Wi-Fi connection
over the Internet. In Jajahs case, the service allows the user
to either place a free call to other Jajah users, or call landline
or mobile users at discounted rates, including internationally
to 200 countries.
Execs on the Hook for YouTube Incident?
Thanks to a three-minute cellphone video posted on Google
Video in 2006, four of the companys executives may face jail
time in Italy.
The four defendants, including senior vice president David Drummond,
former chief financial officer George Reyes, Global Privacy
Counsel Peter Fleischer, and a fourth employee that has yet
to be identified, went on trial Tuesday in Milan over charges
of privacy violation and defamation.
The video, which features four kids teasing a boy with Down
syndrome, was removed shortly after being posted. And while
the four execs on trial were not directly involved with the
handling of the video, they still face possible jail time.
Podcast Production About a Production
Theater Podcasts Unusual Approach
Auburns Theatre Department hopes to lighten the challenge
of interpreting the play and its characters by offering a weekly
podcast leading up to the productions premiere.
The podcast involves interviews with the cast, crew and production
The goal of these podcasts is to be informative. Kelly Walker
is a freelance audio producer, sound designer and Auburn resident
who records, edits and makes the podcasts available online.
Many people assume that podcasting is all about audio and
fail to acknowledge the writing behind the show. Skilled communicators
understand the type of planning required in order to pull off
a clean final product. The most memorable and effective podcasts
are always well planned. Some of the best podcast shows use
a script and follow a structured format. The preparation that
occurs behind the scenes is similar to what would take place
for a radio show.
for webmasters that contains a variety of search marketing
tools and articles.
Industry Conference Call for Speakers
Here is the call for papers, for Software
Industry Conference. If you are interested in speaking at
the conference, please submit an abstract. The conference
will be held in Boston MA July 16-18, 2009. Additional details
at the Software
Industry Conference Website.
Jobs Using RSS Feeds
Take an active approach to monitoring the employment industry
and its job opportunities by utilizing RSS feeds and alerts.
Feeds to Locate Job Opportunities
We have expanded the list of video websites you can submit
vodcasts or videocasts to simply scroll down to video submissions.
List of Podcasting Tools
Check out the huge
list of Podcasting Tools we have gathered.
Podcasts of 2008
Treedia Labs, a leading media aggregation and distribution
company, announced today the Top
Podcasts of 2008 as reported by site statistics of Podcast.com.