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Podcast Awards Voting…

It’s time now for the next few days to vote every 24 hours for your favorite podcasts at

http://www.podcastawards.com

My podcast “Trucker Tom” is located at the bottom of the page in the Travel category.

Digital Voice Corresponding…

Scott, a listener to my podcast, sent in a voice clip and talked about the practice of digital voice correspondence. It’s quite interesting and has social similarities to podcasting.

You can check out Scott’s page that explains the concept here:

http://home.comcast.net/~medianews/

Sound Seeing Tour Now Has Video…

A few days ago I did an audio sound-seeing tour of a desert parking area in California along I-40. Here’s the audio version:

http://m.podshow.com/media/131/episodes/71165/truckertom-71165-07-17-2007.mp3

Here is the video version of the same sound seeing tour.

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/YazoomaVideos/~3/135206659/yazooma-71492-07-19-2007.mp4

Do the visuals match the images in your head that were created from listening to the audio only version?

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L.A. To New York Video…

This is a very cool video I found on YouTube.

Podcasts & Infinite Choice…

At one time I was big into listening to the radio and music, but over time I’ve gotten to the point where I don’t listen to much music at all, I just lost interest in much of it.

There are so many podcast choices out there I can’t imagine having to go back to the [...]

Find Apple TV HD 720p Video Podcasts Here…

Here’s a link to my Apple TV 720p HD video podcast aggregation feed:

http://feeds.feedburnercom/appletv

I am ONLY adding Apple TV HD 1280 x 720 video podcasts to this feed — anything that claims to be Apple TV HD but isn’t 1280 x 720 resolution won’t make the cut. So you can subscribe to the feed [...]

Windows Woes…

I’ve just about HAD IT with Windows. At times like this I start to think it’s the most frustrating piece of junk software ever written.

It started out innocently enough — I needed to scan some documents so I could fax them in today before Midnight so I get a paycheck next week.

Plug in [...]

Podcast Awards…

I generally am not a big fan of voting and awards, however I’m making an exception for this one. If you feel inclined to do so, please nominate the Trucker Tom Podcast at the following link:

http://podcastawards.com/index.php?option=nominate

Remember, you can only nominate podcasts one time only. Read the rules carefully. People with more than one [...]