September 10, 2006
Christopher Lydon talking about Dave Winer and the first podcast at a reception held on Friday, September 8th at the Berkman Center, Harvard Law School on the eve of Podcamp Boston 2006.
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Lovely. What Christopher Lydon says here echoes the message I heard over and over at PodCamp: Be yourself. It was the answer to all questions. Want to launch a new podcast, but don’t quite know how to go about it? Be yourself. Have a podcast, but want to expand its audience? Be yourself. Don’t know which microphone to buy? It doesn’t matter; whatever you get will be fine. Just be yourself.
I’m not making fun of this answer. I love this answer, and I’m going to go find me a copy of Self-Reliance…
[...] Today is, in a sense, the three-year anniversary of podcasting. It wasn’t called podcasting then, but all the essential elements of what would become podcasting were in place. A regular show with a theme (Chris Lydon inteviewing people he finds interesting), a feed that has those shows as enclosures. The enclosures are in MP3 format. And a small number of aggregators that could do something interesitng with all that. A step down the road that would lead to podcasting. [...]
[...] According to Dave Winer, widely regarded as one of the two people who made it happen (the other being Adam Curry): […] Today is, in a sense, the three-year anniversary of podcasting. It wasn’t called podcasting then, but all the essential elements of what would become podcasting were in place. A regular show with a theme (Chris Lydon inteviewing people he finds interesting), a feed that has those shows as enclosures. The enclosures are in MP3 format. And a small number of aggregators that could do something interesitng with all that. A step down the road that would lead to podcasting. [...]
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