Show Notes for Technology and the Arts – Episode 66

Technology and the Arts – Episode 66 (09.27.2013) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangout On Air conducted September 23, 2013. This installment of the podcast features discussion on technologies libraries need to be aware of and using in today’s world, the praise heaped upon Netflix by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan following the show’s Emmy win for best drama, and the value of Internet radio stations focusing on local music…and more! File size: 15.3 MB. Time: 1 hr., 02 min., 09 sec. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.

John talked about:

Brian talked about:

Together, they discussed:

  • Top technologies libraries should know and use
  • “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan’s post-Emmy praise for Netflix
  • The perils of relying on any one online mapping or GPS app.
  • New Jersey Internet radio:
    • Altrok – keeping alive the legacy of the long-gone WHTG 106.3 FM, Modern Rock at the Jersey Shore
    • BlowUp Radio – an online radio station that hosts, Banding Together, an annual “webathon” featuring local music artists designed to combat spondylitis.
    • The Penguin Rocks

Here is the webcast version of the episode:
Technology and the Arts 2.0: Series 2, Ep. 7 – 09.23.2013

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Show Notes for Technology and the Arts – Episode 65

Technology and the Arts – Episode 65 (09.20.2013) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangout On Air conducted September 16, 2013. This installment of the podcast features discussion of Chromebook, PGP (Pretty Good Privacy), the great new album Warm Blanket from indie musician Dent May, the Oxymoron (hot ice cream) Maker made exclusively for Spain’s Rocambolesc ice cream shop, and the fantastic 99% Invisible podcast about design of all forms…and more! File size: 13.5 MB. Time: 55 min., 00 sec. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.

John talked about:

Brian talked about:

  • “Warm Blanket,” the new CD from one of Brian’s favorite indie artists, Dent May…check out his Soundcloud page

Together, they discussed:

  • PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) – in this day and age of NSA spying on you, PGP will at least make them work a bit to get to your data
  • More on the beauty and simplicity of Chromebook
  • Andreu Carulla’s “Oxymoron Maker II,” a hot ice cream maker produced exclusively for Rocambolesc, the ice cream store offshoot of Spain’s famed El Celler de Can Roca restaurant
  • The 99% Invisible podcast — hosted by Roman Mars, this entertaining and informative podcast looks at all forms of design…graphic design, architecture, networks and systems and format structures
  • And more…

Here is the webcast version of the episode:
Technology and the Arts 2.0: Series 2, Ep. 6 – 09.16.2013

Technology and the Arts – Ep. 64 (09.13.2013)

Technology and the Arts – Ep. 64 (09.13.2013)

Technology and the Arts – Episode 64 (09.13.2013) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangout On Air conducted September 10, 2013. This installment of the podcast features discussion of Paul McCartney’s new album and legacy, the recent NASA moon mission launched from the Virginia coast, Evernote, Google’s removal of the video response feature on YouTube, the mostly underwhelming announcement of the iPhone 5c and 5s, new technology and its potential impact on classic works of art, setting up a staging/development site with WordPress…and more! File size: 18.5 MB. Time: 1 hr., 15 min., 25 sec. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts – Episode 64

Technology and the Arts – Episode 64 (09.13.2013) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangout On Air conducted September 10, 2013. This installment of the podcast features discussion of Paul McCartney’s new album and legacy, the recent NASA moon mission launched from the Virginia coast, Evernote, Google’s removal of the video response feature on YouTube, the mostly underwhelming announcement of the iPhone 5c and 5s, new technology and its potential impact on classic works of art, setting up a staging/development site with WordPress…and more! File size: 18.5 MB. Time: 1 hr., 15 min., 25 sec. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.

John talks about:

Brian talks about:

Together, John and Brian discussed:

Here is the webcast version of the episode:
Technology and the Arts 2.0: Series 2, Ep. 5 – 09.10.2013

Technology and the Arts – Ep. 63 (08.30.2013)

Technology and the Arts – Ep. 63 (08.30.2013)

Technology and the Arts – Episode 63 (08.30.2013) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangout On Air conducted August 27, 2013. This installment of the podcast features a discussion on the NSA’s PRISM spying program, Kevin Spacey’s impassioned defense of the Netflix business model, Facebook’s just-announced shared photo albums, the Iowa City Library Local Music Project…and more. File size: 22.5 MB. Time: 1 hr., 31 min., 30 sec. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts – Episode 63

Technology and the Arts – Episode 63 (08.30.2013) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangout On Air conducted August 27, 2013. This installment of the podcast features a discussion on the NSA’s PRISM spying program, Kevin Spacey’s impassioned defense of the Netflix business model, Facebook’s just-announced shared photo albums, the Iowa City Library Local Music Project…and more. File size: 22.5 MB. Time: 1 hr., 31 min., 30 sec. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.

John talks about:

Brian talks about:

  • An update on his friend, singer-songwriter Christian Beach‘s cover of Yoko Ono’s “Silver Horse”—on which Brian played accordion—that will be appearing on an Main Man Records tribute album due this fall
  • A planned “arts hub” featuring lofts, studios, classroom space, business and training areas, and retail space in an abandoned mill from the 1890s at the Hamilton/Trenton border in Mercer County, NJ

Together, John and Brian discussed:

Here is the webcast version of the episode:
Technology and the Arts 2.0: Series 2, Ep. 4 – 08.27.2013

Show Notes for Technology and the Arts – Episode 62

Technology and the Arts – Episode 62 (08.23.2013) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangouts On Air conducted August 19, 2013. This installment features a discussion about the It’s a Thing podcast, the 5:10 egg, Jay Z’s “Picasso Baby” video, Brian’s music on Soundcloud, the flat design trend with shadow element, alternatives to cable TV, Google Easter eggs and more! Also, John presents a brief introduction to Scratch, an MIT-developed tile-based visual programming environment and toolkit. The episode also includes Brian’s worst edit in his six years of podcasting at around the 25:25 mark. File size: 20.2 MB. Time: 42 min. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.

Here are some quick links to things mentioned during the show…

Below is the full version of the Technology and the Arts: Series 2, Ep. 3 – 08.1912.2013 webcast…