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 Weezer’s “Pork and Beans” video featuring your favorite YouTube celebrities, YouTube’s long-awaited formal response to Viacom’s lawsuit against the site, and a YouTube controversy involving Prince and Radiohead. Plus, we discuss the wonders of Gmaps Pedometer, a self-described Google Maps hack that is useful for walkers and runners. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 7 MB. Time: 14 min., 33 sec.
Note: Sorry this podcast is late…I had a bit of a mishap during some last-minute editing, requiring me to do some re-recording of some portions. – BK
- crumb.tumblr.com – John LeMasney’s tumble log.
- lemasney.com – John LeMasney’s Web site.
- bktandem.tumblr.com – Brian Kelley’s tumble log.
- This is another solo podcast for Brian…John was off again this week, as he and his wife recently welcomed their second son into the world (but do listen for cameos from John near the end of the podcast).
- Here are some things Brian mentioned:
- Brian updated some information regarding upcoming shows by (and with) his friend, singer-songwriter Christian Beach.
- If you like watching viral videos on YouTube, you’ll enjoy Weezer’s new video for “Pork and Beans.” (YouTube)
- YouTube finally responded to Viacom’s lawsuit against the site. (Ars Technica)
- Also, YouTube-related…Prince performs Radiohead’s “Creep” at Coachella in April…then orders YouTube to take it down, citing copyright violations…except he doesn’t own the copyright to that song. Radiohead does, of course…and Thom Yorke & Co. want to see the clip. (CNN.com)
- If you are a walker or runner, and would like to use Google Maps to find out how far you are going, give Gmaps Pedometer a try.
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