I think this past week's podcast went really well. Much thanks to Al Bredenberg, TMCnet Editorial Director and Michelle Pasquerello, Channels Editor for making this so much fun to produce. Our first podcast focused on The National Show sponsored by NCTA, where I moderated a session. We also discussed the VoIP initiatives from AOL and MSN. We rounded out the "cast," with new fax regulations that can result in a fine of $11,000 per infraction, Canadian VoIP research and my recent trip visiting communications companies in
OK, you want to know a secret? I have never really listened to a podcast. I am perhaps not young enough or cool enough and I don't (sit down before you read this) even have an iPod. Please don't tell Steve Jobs. I don't want to annoy him. So if you are like me; too young to retire but too un-hip to have an iPod or just to know how a podcast works, then do what I do and just click here to listen to the podcast on your computer. It is just a standard MP3 file anyway.
For those of you who have asked: What is a podcast? A podcast is an audio broadcast distributed electronically. It can be automatically downloaded to an MP3 player and the term implies an iPod download. A modified RSS Reader is needed to download podcasts automatically and you must subscribe to podcasts of interest.