Dr. Larry Anderson has organized the session and has gathered several great podcasters. Ted Lai - co-authored iLife in the Classroom '06 with Jim Heid, David Warlick, Lucy Gray, Tim Wilson. There is a wiki set up at David's site that will contain notes taken by participants in the session. Ted and Tim are introducing the basics, talking about RSS. Defining Podcasts and Podcasting. The big thing about podcasting is the timeshifting aspect. Facts Doesn't require an iPod, Timeshifting, Not platform specific, Democratization.
Timeline - Podcasting officially began in Summer of 2004, Curry and Winer, Term coined in Sept. 2004, Thousands of podcasters online now. Fastest growing technology use in history.
Vocabulary - RSS, XML, enclosure, aggregator, blog, syndication.
David describes the relationship between blogging and podcasting, unfortunately the bandwidth suck is going big time and he can't get anywhere fast online.
Lucy is now going over podcatching in iTunes and my battery is about dead, so I am going to shorten this one and hope I can find an open outlet somewhere.
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