Tuesday, February 28, 2006
"Apple took the wraps off the “fun new products” it promised a week ago, unveiling the first Intel-based Mac Mini as well as the iPod Hi-Fi speaker system."
"PBCC has implemented new technology that allows students, faculty and staff to download interviews and lectures to an iPod, MP3 player or other audio device and listen on the go."
"As traditional advertising and marketing channels slowly give way to a much more Web-based, technology-driven American lifestyle, the wildly popular iPod and other similar devices continue to dominate the scene with subscription-based, automatic download of audio files."
"The challenge for newspapers is not just to demonstrate involvement in a hip new medium, but also to create content in that medium that has a greater likelihood of connecting with its youthful audience."
"Podcasting has a long ways to go before it becomes a mainstream medium, but is poised to grow exponentially through the end of the current decade and will increasingly become an attractive outlet for advertisers, says a new report from eMarketer."
Monday, February 27, 2006
"Hospitals are now joining the video iPod and pod casting revolution by providing immediate access to the medical world with cutting-edge information and research in cardiovascular disease, its prevention and treatment."
"Film showcase produced with university students from New York, Los Angeles, Texas, and France finds global audience with new technology."
"First-year Canterbury University student Michal Connole is hoping her lessons will soon become a lot more portable."
Sunday, February 26, 2006
"Next up on my iPod, just after tunes by Johnny Cash and Jack Johnson, is a recorded lecture, "Leading the Good Life: Lessons from the Greeks," by a classics professor at Stanford University."
Friday, February 24, 2006
"New technology is helping students at the University of Wales, Bangor with their studying. iPods and MP3 players are not just used by students to listen to the latest tunes, while in the gym or walking to lectures"
"The last two times pods invaded this planet, they prevailed. Will they (should they?) win again?"
"Kaplan Launches Podcast Series with Practical Insight for College and Graduate School-Bound Students"
"Carleton becomes first university to vodcast entire course - and students are tuning in"
Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Monday, February 20, 2006
"Some may think that Podcasting is only for hobbyists and DJ wannabes. But, it may surprise you to learn that businesses – some very large companies – are either exploring or already Podcasting like IBM, RealNetworks, Oracle, Disney, and General Motors."
"Are you taking them seriously at your newspaper? It's time to do so. Publishers looking for advice can study the industry's pioneers. What's clear is this: It's imperative to reach news consumers via digital channels."
Sunday, February 19, 2006
"What blogs are to the traditional print media, many believe podcasts are to radio. While music stations may not be at risk from podcasting, many news, business, public affairs and entertainment stations and shows are at risk."
Saturday, February 18, 2006
"Canadian universities will soon be enrolling with Apple Computer's latest venture, iTunes U, so students will be able to download class lectures..."
Friday, February 17, 2006
"The Sound of Young America is public radio's funniest, most fascinating interview program, available free on the air, on the web or by podcast. Use the navigation bar above to browse our site; to listen to our archives, subscribe to our free podcast or to listen live, select "Sound.""
"CampusTours Inc. today announced... support podcasting of both audio and video virtual campus tour information... allows institutions to supply audio or video feeds to visitors who arrive during hours when the university may be closed or when student guided tours are otherwise unavailable."
"From the advertiser perspective, podcasting presents some major reach opportunities -- for example, buying ads at radio prices, or even lower, that can be heard around the globe -- and some truly impressive metrics challenges."
"Anyone who believed that the late-1990s MP3 revolution would overthrow the music industry might be a little skeptical of the same rhetoric being used about podcasting today. So, in this month's column, I set out to find out just what podcasting could do."
"Sounds made from radio emissions during a recent lightning storm on Saturn are contained in a new podcast..."
Thursday, February 16, 2006
"Lynda.com on Wednesday started a new podcast series that offers tips and insights from the authors of its online tutorials. Garrick Chow hosts the free podcasts, the first of which cover Flash, After Effects, Photoshop and Final Cut Pro."
Wednesday, February 15, 2006
"Luckily there are a few excellent online directories that list and rank podcasts to help you find the ones that might interest you."
"Mozoom.com is your source for MPowerment! Our podcasts are designed to enhance your life by providing instruction and guidance from the professionals."
"I hopes listeners will visit the Think You Know website, which tells them about the risks they face in meeting new people online."
"In the “next stage” the BBC will begin offering hourly news bulletins, Woman's Hour podcasts and audio highlights from BBC TWO's Newsnight."
Sunday, February 12, 2006
"Geri Gay, a Cornell University professor specializing in human-computer interaction, likens the use of technology in classrooms now to the beginnings of television as a tool for children's education."
"Podcast coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics, being held Feb 10-26 in Torino, Italy, is available for on-demand download..."
Friday, February 10, 2006
"Indiana University Bloomington Continuing Studies plugged in to podcasting with the release of a Mini University podcast on Feb. 7. The 30-minute broadcast, a project developed in conjunction with the IU Alumni Association and produced by IU Bloomington Continuing Studies, features interviews with IU faculty who will be presenting sessions at this summer's 35th annual Mini University."
Thursday, February 09, 2006
"The Bookstore at The University of Montana bought 40 iPods for students in the music department to use, despite the fact they may lose money on their investment."
"While six universities are now piloting the project, Sacramento State is still contemplating using the service, and is waiting for the research phase to pass before plunging into the portable classrooms, said Jean-Pierre Bayard, Sac State director of Academic Technology and Creative Services."
"Professors record lessons in an online sound file for students to download on their iPods, enabling them to learn anywhere — during their commute, laundry chores or gym workout."
"For 30 years, I've said if I could just touch my forehead to theirs and pass on the information ..." Garbin said. "This technology, to me, is an approximation of that."
"This is the first time any medical school, to my knowledge, has used an iPod as an educational tool to distribute the entire curriculum,” said John Halamka, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and chief information officer at HMS.
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
"In Peru's remote Andean mountains, villages like Chanta Alta only have electricity for two hours a day. Despite this, a new pilot project is using podcasting to get important agricultural information to farmers."
Monday, February 06, 2006
"Every week, Digg founder Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht, both TechTV veterans, put out the Diggnation podcast, highlighting the best stories of the previous week while they crack jokes and drink beer. It’s one of the most popular podcasts on the iTunes Music Store, and was an early podcast to offer video as well as audio."
Friday, February 03, 2006
Thursday, February 02, 2006
"iPac, a political action committee, is soliciting the public for the funds necessary to purchase 5G iPods for key U.S. senators. No, this effort isn’t being made because the lobbying community has taken a lower profile and is now distributing less swag to our needy elected representatives, but rather to help provide a clue to those who make laws governing the use of technology."
"Guy Ruddle's recent appointment as podcast editor for Telegraph.co.uk created something of a stir in the industry, representing the much-discussed shift towards convergence in traditional media."
"Old media met new media as The New York Times today said that a new podcasting feature which began on January 26 had already found its way into the top five most requested downloads on the iTunes Music Store’s top 100 daily podcasts lists."
"An Oregon State University philosophy professor is embracing new technology to entice students to explore the ancient art of truth-seeking through dialogue. In short, he's begun podcasting."
Wednesday, February 01, 2006
"Almost in a matter of months podcasting has become the "next big thing" in media, seized on by traditional publishers and broadcasters searching for new ways to attract and retain audiences in the digital age."
"While lecture podcasting provides instructors with an innovative new tool, we must not carelessly pursue this novel technology without regard to the goals of classroom education, which can be best described as the active engagement of students in instructional material."
"ARE you a musician from Wales or living in Wales? Do you own the rights to your own music? Then you might be interested in Pembrokeshire based podcast project, theDragoncast."