There are two parts to the interview. The first one, Jeffrey talks about Fusion IO, Steve’s role and a how the Segway Polo is going. After switching seats with Andy, something amazing happened. The two just started talking. I couldn’t get the video queued fast enough and they didn’t see the queue in. So, I just hit the button and they continued on.
But what we did get was an amazing conversation about education, the future of technology and Steve Wozniak’s new role.
This month’s featured guest will be from Zoho, to provide a 20 minute overview of Zoho Show 2.0 and highlight how it integrates with the other Zoho apps.
He also plans to address Zoho’s thoughts on Google Wave, and we might get some time to talk about the SmartTop instant on Linux links to their documents as well.
Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine is going to provide an in depth tour of how to use the Aviary on Line audio editor.
To participate in the Round Table is very simple, 15 Minutes before we start Simply Click this link! GotoMeeting will load automatically and then you can then choose to either dial in, or participate with a headset via VOIP.
GotoMeeting will load automatically and then you can then choose to either dial in, or participate with a headset via VOIP. Mac users will want to tune in as well as GotoMeeting has 100% Mac Support in addition to PC Support
A Very Special Tech Podcasts Round Table
Saturday July 12th
4pm Eastern 1pm Pacific
The team at TechPodcasts.com are going to have a very special Tech Podcast Round Table. They will be introducing the new version of GotoMeeting, plus they have 2 terrific speakers.
The Presenters will be:
John Coonen, the head of the Joomla Chicago Users Group, and founder of the JoomlaExpo trade shows will be a guest to talk about Joomla
Dan Gebhardt Lead Developer for LiveTimer.com will be talking about a great product and productivity tool at LiveTimer.com.
Todd Cochrane (me) will be presenting the new features of GotoMeeting version 4.0
To participate in the Round Table is very simple, 15 Minutes before we start Simply Click this link
GotoMeeting will load automatically and then you can then choose to either dial in, or participate with a headset via VOIP. Mac users will want to tune in as well because my demo of GotoMetting will be done with a Mac. GotoMeeting Version 4 has 100% Mac Support as well as PC Support.
We are finalizing our agenda but we will have a segment on using YouTube and MySpace to promote your podcast, plus a video editing segment. Are you a listener to a Tech Podcast Network show, and have a cool site or product to promote? Send us a e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to get a slot on the show.
To attend the event a week from Saturday follow the instructions below, please be aware that Windows is required, we encourage all Mac users to tune into Skypecast, and submit questions via the IRC Channel which is available from the main page at techpodcasts.com.
# 15 min. before event starts, click this the link listed in the e-mail or click here and let the GoToMeeting software install. The actual meeting code is 605-156-082
# The Dial in Number is 563-843-7500 when you connect enter passcode 727-159-597 we ask that once the meeting has started you mute yourself by pressing 6 when we open up the floor for questions you can press 6 again to unmute yourself this will reduce feedback.
# International callers or those wanting to save long distance charges can join our live Skypecast as well!
I am pretty excited as I think we will be ready to reveal the new TechPodcasts.com website here either by weeks end or on Monday of next week. I am pretty excited as I have had the site re-designed from the ground up and will be truly representative of a Network website. If you are a Tech Podcaster I think you are going to see the value in being a affiliate with the network.
If you want to get some info on portable computing, digital imaging and mobile broadband access our next live round table is a event this Saturday is one you will not want to miss. Join me and some of the crew from TechPodcasts.com as we discuss cool tools that will make your life more productive. [TechPodcasts.com]
These events are live, and interactive using GoToMeeting! You’ve got to check out GoToMeeting. Why? Because you can hold meetings right over the Net — from anywhere. Plus, you can hold all the meetings you want for one flat rate. Try it free for 30 days. No, you don’t need a credit card to get started. Just visit gotomeeting.com/techroundtable to get your free trial now. You will see why we have fallen in love with this application.
The land rush to continue to hack away vertical markets in podcasting continues. With some proclaiming their space to be the official this, or the official that. I suppose the creator of a site can call it whatever they want, as there is no Olympic committee deciding which company can use “official podcast site for (place subject here) in their site description.
The other day I saw someone announce a wiki that was the new official podcast wiki (where was the old one). It’s all fun to watch, and to be expected thats for sure. Personally the history is in my head so I don’t need a Wiki explaining it to me.
I think though this kind of activity is a sign that people are scared that they are going to miss the gravy train. But I think what it really indicates, is that some people are desperate to become a default landing page for some specific nitch within podcasting. Lot’s of people are focusing on helping podcasters very few are focusing on helping build awareness and making it easier for the general listener.
I have said for a long time we have to keep it simple for the consumers of the content, that is a tough balance when building a site thats only survives if the content is good. All of my future strategy is about making it easier for consumers of podcasts to be able to find and subscribe to the content they want without diminishing a podcasters brand and content. This community has to make it really simple for the listeners to consume content
One thing for sure Podcasting, Videocasting and the personal media evolution is going to continue to grow at a frenzied pace. I am going to continue to focus on the content and aligning with those that create content, and try to do innovative things. Will my turnip wagon bump against some other turnip wagon? Probably and guess what, it’s called competition and hopefully it will stay friendly.