(T+A #44) Technology and the Arts: 9/24/2008

(T+A #44) Technology and the Arts: 9/24/2008

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 Tunecore, a service that helps independent musicians get their songs on iTunes and other online music stores; and a recent conference on digital music analysis held at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Plus, we discuss a new digital media licensing agreement and the G-1 from T-Mobile, the first phone to use Google’s Android mobile operating system…and more! Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 8 MB. Time: 16 min., 52 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #44

Sorry for the delay in getting these show notes posted…been a hectic time for me. – BK

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 Tunecore, a service that helps independent musicians get their songs on iTunes and other online music stores; and a recent conference on digital music analysis held at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Plus, we discuss a new digital media licensing agreement and the G-1 from T-Mobile, the first phone to use Google’s Android mobile operating system…and more! Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 8 MB. Time: 16 min., 52 sec.

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This was a solo podcast by Brian…here are some things he mentioned:

(T+A #40) Technology and the Arts: 7/30/2008

(T+A #40) Technology and the Arts: 7/30/2008

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 an expanded look at FriendFeed, a video asking Bush or Batman? and Knol, Google’s answer to Wikipedia.nPlus, we discuss the passing of “last lecture” professor Randy Pausch and the emergence of Cuil, the latest search engine to take on Google. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 19 MB. Time: 39 min., 59 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #40

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 an expanded look at FriendFeed, a video asking Bush or Batman? and Knol, Google’s answer to Wikipedia.nPlus, we discuss the passing of “last lecture” professor Randy Pausch and the emergence of Cuil, the latest search engine to take on Google. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 19 MB. Time: 39 min., 59 sec.

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  • Check out the Technology and the Arts Events page.

(T+A #36) Technology and the Arts: 6/4/2008

(T+A #36) Technology and the Arts: 6/4/2008

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

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.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #36

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

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(T+A #28) Technology and the Arts: 2/6/2008

(T+A #28) Technology and the Arts: 2/6/2008

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we discuss the Qtrax debacle and Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo! Plus, we’ll take a look at whiteboard application Skrbl.com, instant messaging site Meebo.com, and Library of Congress images on Flickr. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 13 MB. Time: 26 min., 20 sec.

ICA: Programs and Events

This looks like an interesting discussion for our listeners.

John.

ICA: Programs and Events
The Business of Art

Has money ruined art? Find out as acclaimed critic Jerry Saltz and maverick dealer Jeffrey Deitch discuss the mood, the moment and the marketplace of today’s art world. Jeffrey Deitch, a graduate of Harvard Business School, was a Vice President of Citibank’s art advisory business before opening his own firm in 1988 and starting Deitch Projects in 1996. Jerry Saltz, art critic for New York Magazine, was the senior art critic at the Village Voice, where he was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism.

(T+A #26) Technology and the Arts: 1/9/2008

(T+A #26) Technology and the Arts: 1/9/2008

In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we will hear more from Barbara Mink, founding director of the Light in Winter Festival in Ithaca, N.Y. Plus, we will discuss live streaming Flash video on ustream.tv and operator11.com, the David Byrne interview with Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, an interactive fashion exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the latest buzz on eMusic and Apple, and more. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 18 MB. Time: 37 min., 42 sec.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts Podcast #26

James KakaliosIn this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we will again hear from Barbara Mink, founding director of the Light in Winter Festival taking place January 18-20 in Ithaca, N.Y. Plus, we will discuss live streaming Flash video on ustream.tv and operator11.com, the David Byrne interview with Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, an interactive fashion exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the latest buzz on eMusic and Apple, and more. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 18 MB. Time: 37 min., 42 sec.

Featured Story:

  • Light in Winter FestivalBarbara Mink, director and founder of the Light in Winter Festival in Ithaca, N.Y., returns to talk about this annual event celebrating the synergies of science and the arts. This year’s event takes place January 18-20, 2008. (Pictured above: James Kakalios, University of Minnesota professor of physics and author of “The Physics of Superheroes,” will be taking part in a program titled “Imagined Identities” at the Light in Winter festival.)

Related Links:

  • crumb.tumblr.com – John LeMasney’s tumble log.
  • bktandem.tumblr.com – Brian Kelley’s tumble log.
  • John talks about a big e-mail project at Rider University in which all users are moving over to Yahoo-owned Zimbra.
  • John also spent some time over the holiday break with friends at Triumph Brewing Company in Princeton, N.J. While there, he found some new beers to enjoy.
  • John also congratulated the Princeton Public Library’s Janie Hermann for a recent article featuring her in the US 1 newspaper. John will again be taking part in PPL’s Tuesday Tech Talk series in 2008.
  • Brian will be returning to the stage when he plays organ and — believe it or not — accordion for his friend Christian Beach. The show takes place at The Saint in Asbury Park, NJ, on Feb. 2, 2008. UPDATE: Oops! Just found out from Christian that the show is actually taking place at Paul’s Tavern in Lake Como (formerly South Belmar), NJ.
  • Brian also will be seeing synthesizer legend Howard Jones perform acoustically at the Dennis Flyer Memorial Theatre in Blackwood, NJ, on Jan. 18.
  • John is excited about the new “embed” feature available for Google Presentations.
  • Stream live Flash video across the Web with ustream.tv or operator11.com.
  • Check out the photographic political commentary of Allison Jackson at www.mbfala.com.
  • John is excited about the prospects of a Netflix set-top box.
  • Brian and John both discuss a recent wired.com interview of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke conducted by David Byrne of Talking Heads fame (check out the accompanying photo)…and, on a related note, “Weird Al” Yankovic asks why he hardly sees any money from digital download sales of his music. Also, sales of CDs tanked during the 2007 holiday season.
  • Brian discusses an interactive, participatory fashion exhibit he came across on a recent trip to New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Check out blog.mode: addressing fashion.
  • eMusic is in the news. The No. 2 online music retailer after iTunes may have some indie labels threatening to leave the service. However, eMusic has also struck a deal with AT&T to allow wireless customers to download songs directly to their handheld devices…AND download free copies of the same songs to their PCs.
  • With Macworld days away, Apple is in the news. First, the company reportedly will begin renting DVDs from Fox through the iTunes Store. Also, there is a rumor going around that Apple will be launching its own music label…with Jay-Z at the helm! (But take that rumor with a grain of salt.)
  • Check out the Technology and the Arts Events page.