(T+A #17) Technology and the Arts: 8/15/2007

(T+A #17) Technology and the Arts: 8/15/2007

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, topics discussed include Universal Music Group’s plan to sell DRM-free music online, the ReacTable and an Oxford University professor’s theory that we may all exist in a computer simulation being run in the future. Hosts: Brian Kelley, John LeMasney. File size: 6.5 MB. Time: 13 min., 25 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #17

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, topics discussed include Universal Music Group’s plan to sell DRM-free music online, the ReacTable and an Oxford University professor’s theory that we may all exist in a computer simulation being run in the future. Hosts: Brian Kelley, John LeMasney. File size: 6.5 MB. Time: 13 min., 25 sec.

Note: Be forewarned…Brian recorded this podcast solo.

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Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #16

NOTE: I apologize for being a day late with this…we tried yet another way to record our conversation — this time using Apple’s iChat. Thankfully, I saved a copy of the GarageBand file because I had to refer to that file more than once to rebuild some recordings that I had inadvertently lost during the editing process. So between editing delays and not being around an Internet connection last night, I didn’t have much of a chance to get this online. – Brian

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, topics of discussion include a Wired How-to wiki on “How to Explain DRM to Your Dad,” a guide to photographer’s rights, 10 ways to become a self-taught master through autodidacticism, an IT professional who wrote a book on his cell phone during his daily commute, and WXPN’s upcoming countdown of the 885 Most Memorable Musical Moments…plus more. Hosts: Brian Kelley, John LeMasney. File size: 10 MB. Time: 21 min., 20 sec.

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(T+A #12) Technology and the Arts: 6/6/2007

(T+A #12) Technology and the Arts: 6/6/2007

Janie Hermann and Evan Klimpl of the Princeton (N.J.) Public Library’s Poetry Podcast are interviewed, continuing a conversation from the May 16 podcast. Other topics of discussion include the Microsoft Milan Surface Computer, Pandora’s leap from the PC and the latest on webcasting royalty rates. Hosts: Brian Kelley, John LeMasney. File size: 9.6 MB. Time: 20 min., 51 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #12

Janie Hermann and Evan Klimpl of the Princeton (N.J.) Public Library’s Poetry Podcast are interviewed, continuing a conversation from the May 16 podcast. Other topics of discussion include the Microsoft Milan Surface Computer, Pandora’s leap from the PC and the latest on webcasting royalty rates. Hosts: Brian Kelley, John LeMasney. File size: 9.6 MB. Time: 20 min., 51 sec.

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  • PPL Poetry Podcast – After hearing from this podcast’s guests, Janie Hermann and Evan Klimpl, visit the Princeton Public Library’s Poetry Podcast site to hear great poetry and the results of their hard work.

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This week’s closing music note: John and I “jammed” a bit before recording this podcast and recorded a not-quite-polished, acoustic version of the theme song. We’ll continue to work on it, and maybe we’ll come up with some new material at some point.

(T+A #10) Technology and the Arts: 5/2/2007

(T+A #10) Technology and the Arts: 5/2/07

Exhibitors and attendees at the 32nd Annual Trenton Computer Festival in Central New Jersey are interviewed. Other topics include Sacramento Bee photographer Renee C. Byer’s award-winning work at Pulitzer.org, a toaster pastry review at tackyliving.com, Google’s announced presentation applicationk, Wisegeek.com’s “How to make your offline life easier,” Boston Cyberarts 2007, PoliSciFi at thepartyparty.com, and musician/blogger/podcaster Jonathan Coulton. Hosts: Brian Kelley, John LeMasney. File size: 14 MB. Time: 30 min., 47 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #10

MARCH booth at Trenton Computer Festival

Exhibitors and attendees at the 32nd Annual Trenton Computer Festival in Central New Jersey are interviewed. Other topics include Sacramento Bee photographer Renee C. Byer’s award-winning work at Pulitzer.org, a toaster pastry review at tackyliving.com, Google’s announced presentation applicationk, Wisegeek.com’s “How to make your offline life easier,” Boston Cyberarts 2007, PoliSciFi at thepartyparty.com, and musician/blogger/podcaster Jonathan Coulton. Hosts: Brian Kelley, John LeMasney. File size: 14 MB. Time: 29 min., 10 sec.

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  • Trenton Computer Festival 2007Technology and the Arts co-host John LeMasney gave a presentation on blogging and podcasting at the festival. Then, John and Brian walked the floor at the indoor computer show and interviewed some attendees and exhibitors.

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Photos from the 2007 Trenton Computer Festival

MITS Altair 680 atop vintage Zenith Data Systems computer.

The photo above shows an Altair 680 sitting atop a vintage Zenith Data Systems machine. These were two of several vintage computers at the Mid-Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists (MARCH) booth this past weekend during the 32nd Annual Trenton Computer Festival, held at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, N.J.

Click here for more photos from the 2007 Trenton Computer Festival.

(NOTE: I’ll try to add captions and information about the photos at some point).