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Making Podcast RSS Scripts

Making Podcast RSS Scripts
I'm often asked by visitors to this site how to start an Internet radio station. But, often they are over-thinking it. Offering audio on the Internet can be done in many ways and it just keeps getting easier. Podcasts Come in Various Flavors Podcasts are easy to do whether you DIY with an audio editor and your own website or use a third-party to create it and host it. But, now, just placing an audio file online at your website and informing users to "click to listen" to your "Podcast on-demand" is sufficient in many cases, especially if you know ahead of time that you are doing a limited amount of podcasts. Thanks to broadband, the moment your audio file begins playing uninterrupted through the end-users player, you have achieved the same effect as Internet Radio. If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck - it's a duck. How Complicated Do You Want This? Related:  Digital Junk Food

The PodPress Pluging for Wordpress A dream plugin for Podcasters using WordPress. Download PodPress Version {podpress_latest_version} Changelog Full featured and automatic feed generation (RSS2, iTunes and ATOM and BitTorrent RSS) Preview of what your Podcast will look like on iTunes Podcast Download stats, with cool graphs. Support for Premium Content (Pay Only) Makes adding a Podcast to a Post very simple View MP3 Files ID3 tags when your Posting Control over where the player will display within your post and what it will look like. Support for various formats, including Video Podcasting Supports unlimited number of media files. Automatic Media player for MP3, OGG, MP4, MOV, FLV, SWF, ASF, WMV, AVI, YouTube, and more, with inline and Popup Window support. Preview image for videos Support for separate Category podcasts Podango hosting integration (demo/demo) WordPress 2.1.x Demo WordPress 1.5 Demo WordPress is a fantastic Blogging platform and while it does have some Podcasting support, its just all that a Podcaster could want.

5 So-Called Signs of Genius That Any Idiot Can Learn You know what would be cool? Superhuman intelligence. To walk into a room like Dr. House or Sherlock Holmes and show everyone your brain works twice as fast as theirs. Because with very little practice, you can ... #5. Getty When pop culture is tasked with presenting us characters who speak 17 languages, know way too much about far too many subjects, and/or are insufferably intelligent in general, speed reading tends to be the go-to skill to display their talent. Or the text is just really large. Well, here's good news for the vast majority of people who aren't Mensa-brained but want to appear to be: An ability to read quickly doesn't require a genius IQ, even if it will fool people at parties into thinking you have one. Provided you already know how to read (in which case, hi!) Getty"OK, now read the entire Harry Potter series in eight minutes ... go!" Keep doing it -- you'll be amazed at how fast you pick it up. #4. That is, unless you read the manual. Rubiks.com"Hacks!" #3.

Basic Podcasting Gear Let’s talk about the basic podcasting gear you’ll need to get started? We’re going to start out with podcasting gear that you probably already own or can get for cheap. To get started you will need a computer with broadband internet access, a mic and headphones. Computer Your first piece of podcasting gear is your computer. There are ways to record and publish your podcast without a computer. These days you can get a PC for very little money. Most computers that have been released in the last few years can be used for podcasting. Podcasting on a PC It’s a safe bet that if you have a PC that runs Windows XP (without crawling like a tortoise), then you can use it for podcasting. If you do have an older computer (or a basic entry-level computer) and you want to upgrade it a bit for podcasting, then the best thing you can do is add memory. More RAM will make your computer operate faster when recording and processing audio. A cheaper option is the Griffin iMic. Podcasting on a Mac Microphone

The bike podcast: Sir Chris Hoy launches our new podcast | Environment | guardian.co.uk Kicking things off in the first episode of the bike podcast, the Guardian's online sports editor Sean Ingle asks Sir Chris Hoy for the best ways to improve fitness on a bike. Sir Chris also reveals a love for mountain biking and explains what the legacy for London 2012 should be. In each podcast we'll be providing reviews of new bikes, and this month, expert (he even has a PhD in cycling) Dr Justin Spinney drops by to review the Fuji Roubaix Pro , the Trek 1.2 , and the Pinnacle Lagerra. The national cycling organisation CTC firmly believes that the UK can double the amount of cyclists on the road in the next 10 years. Multi-coloured, fixed-wheel bikes are growing in popularity in cities around Europe, but what's the point of these stripped down machines? And finally, Susan Greenwood catches a train up to Scotland to take in a mountain biking adventure on the Isle of Skye, very much leaving her comfort zone in the process.

Haitian School's Basketball Court Serves As Home iTunes - iTunes Store - Podcasts - Technical Specification 10 oddball skills that could save your ass 1. Odd manipulation skills: Learn how to use your “off hand” for various tasks. Learn how to use your feet to pick things up or manipulate door knobs, light switches etc. You never know if you will be forced to operate minus your “strong hand” or any hands. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Like this: Like Loading... engage - transforming teaching and learning through technology Podcasting is an Internet technology that educators can use to provide students with course materials they can use anytime, any place, even when they are not connected to a computer. You can use podcasting to deliver course content in audio, video, and/or graphic formats. The term podcast implies the ability to deliver programs like other broadcast media but it has some significant differences and advantages: Students can download podcasted programs view wherever they go, whenever they like. For educational purposes, a podcast could be: course audio files, e.g. bird calls or heart sounds mini lessons with audio and visuals, eg., glossaries with sound and images, slides with voice-over explanations audio or video case studies containing interview with experts or other speakers multimedia presentations created by students More about iTunesU at UW-Madison: Learning beyond the classroom with iTunes U and UW-Madison on iTunesU

Podcast channel: Imperial College London - Public Lectures Public Lectures from Imperial College London. Imperial College embodies and delivers world class scholarship, education and research in science, engineering and medicine, with particular regard to their application in industry, commerce and healthcare. We foster interdisciplinary working internally and collaborate widely externally. 2010 Children's Christmas Demonstration lecture Posted: December 2010 Chemistry for a cleaner world. A video podcast in the M4V format. 2010 Schrödinger Lecture Posted: November 2010 From Einstein’s intuition to quantum bits: a new quantum age? 2010 EDF Lecture 2010 EDF Lecture - A world nuclear future built on talented people – an EDF perspective Science, technology and secret intelligence 2010 Vincent Briscoe Security Lecture - Science, technology and secret intelligence. No Escape from Stress Posted: July 2010 2010 Athena Lecture - No Escape from Stress A video podcast in the MP4 format. Annual Children’s Christmas Lecture Posted: December 2009

How to Podcast Software Garden Products: ListGarden RSS Feed Generator Software Garden ListGarden™ Program: ListGarden Product Description New Version 1.3 Now Available! Features: Creates and maintains RSS feeds Produces both XML and optional human-readable companion HTML Runs either on your PC or on a web server Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux Open source Requires no knowledge of XML or the RSS data format Tuned for quick manual additions of new items and simple editing Supports enclosures (New in Version 1.3) Perfect for: Podcasting (New in Version 1.3) Change logs Notification of additions and updates to traditional websites Companions to email newsletters Event Lists Alerts, announcements, and ongoing status Notification of the arrival of new products in a store Maintaining simple online lists accessible as both XML and HTML News website headlines Experimentation with RSS Use within a corporate firewall for internal websites To download a copy, see the "How To Get It" section, below. Here is a description of the different steps you take when using ListGarden.

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