I just spent the last three days immersed in the strangely parallel universe of public broadcasting and the Integrated Media Association's New Media Summit. Parallel in that, as I said to one of the organizers, "I figured you guys existed; I just didn't know who you were.
Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter
I'll be participating in a working group discussion at the Integrated Media Association's Public Broadcasting New Media Summit this Friday. The show notes describe the intersection of online media (read podcasting) and public MSM (mainstream media) as "the next big thing.
David Berlind navigates himself into the shadowy nether world between email and RSS with his recent post. His TalkBack section provides a fascinating look at the marketecture of comments, where the respondents weigh in with proprietary solutions to David's reasonable suggestion that RSS be leveraged as an email replacement.
Dan Farber announces Phil Windley's joining the ZDNet blogging ranks as a contributor to Dan and David Berlind's Between the Lines. My first contact with Phil was several years ago when Jon Udell suggested Phil contribute to the InfoWorld Test Center.
Updated belowOver the past few weeks, my ZDNet colleague David Berlind has been in the podcasting kitchen whipping up a studio. The latest results are part of Berlind's Transparency Project.
Geeking with Greg:All in all, a very interesting talk. It's long and time consuming --and there's no transcript available, unfortunately -- but it's worth a listen.
Niall KennedyAttention.xmlis an open standard to track attention metadata such as what you readand what you would like to learn more about.
Doc replies on IT Garage...Steve Gillmor takes issue with the preceding post, Why we need an iPod competitor.
Sorry Doc, it's all about volume. Volume in RSS. Volume in podcasting.
With all due respect to Marc Canter, thank god for Apple. As Microsoft's DRMForSure juggernaut rolled out of Vegas with a full head of cartel-fired steam, even phone guru Russell Beattie was ready to bow before Bill Gates and that personal video device vibrating in his pocket.