(T+A #31) Technology and the Arts: 3/19/2008

(T+A #31) Technology and the Arts: 3/19/2008

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we share some interesting news, web sites and online resources we have come across recently, including Google’s Picasa Web Albums, MacForge.net — a resource for open-source projects for MacOS, an MIT startup called DropBox that provides online storage and synchronization, Improv Everywhere’s “Food Court Musical,” and the Haiku project — an open-source revivial of the Be Operating System. Plus, we discuss Trent Reznor’s seemingly successful — and money-making — online distribution experiment for the latest project from Nine Inch Nails. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 13.0 MB. Time: 27 min.

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Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #31

John LeMasney at LUG/IPIn this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we share some interesting news, web sites and online resources we have come across recently, including Google’s Picasa Web Albums, MacForge.net — a resource for open-source projects for MacOS, an MIT startup called DropBox that provides online storage and synchronization, Improv Everywhere’s “Food Court Musical,” and the Haiku project — an open-source revivial of the Be Operating System. Plus, we discuss Trent Reznor’s seemingly successful — and money-making — online distribution experiment for the latest project from Nine Inch Nails. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 13.0 MB. Time: 27 min.

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NOTE: (3/20) Finally got around to completing the show notes. Sorry for the delay…enjoy. – Brian

(T+A #30) Technology and the Arts: 3/5/2008

(T+A #30) Technology and the Arts: 3/5/2008

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we’ll share some interesting news, web sites and online resources we have come across recently, including Google’s group workspace solution, Google Sites; educational uses for YouTube; and a Tennessee bill that would require universities to crack down on media piracy or face losing state funding. Plus, we’ll talk about the demise of an early Web icon, the Netscape browser. Recorded at the Crystal Diner in Lawrenceville, N.J. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 16.0 MB. Time: 34 min., 06 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #30

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we’ll share some interesting news, web sites and online resources we have come across recently, including Google’s group workspace solution, Google Sites; educational uses for YouTube; and a Tennessee bill that would require universities to crack down on media piracy or face losing state funding. Plus, we’ll talk about the demise of an early Web icon, the Netscape browser. Recorded at Crystal Diner in Lawrenceville, N.J. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 16.0 MB. Time: 34 min., 06 sec.

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Finally, here is a YouTube video of Christian Beach peforming “Open Spaces” at Paul’s Tavern in Lake Como, NJ, on Feb. 2, 2008. I appear from about the :35 mark to about 1:04 playing accordion (although you can only really hear it in the second verse of the song). Enjoy! – Brian