Web Technologies Podcasts Making You Catch Every Word

We all are grateful to internet for the broad possibilities for our self expression. Particularly podcasting allows any person having a personal computer try on a role of DJ, talk show narrator or even an artist.

The development of podcasting dates back to 2004. Adam Curry (former MTV video jockey) and Dave Winer (software developer) can be called the inventors of the technology. Curry developed the iPodder program, allowing automatically download Internet radio broadcasts to the iPod. Several enthusiasts improved the idea, and podcasting got its ticket to life.

Actually the word “podcast” derived from “broadcast” and “pod“, as they are often listened to on portable media players like iPods. So, a podcast is a type of digital media consisting of an episodic series of audio radio, video, PDF, or ePub files subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device.

The range of podcasting themes is almost unlimited and you can find content ranging from music to astronomy. This free internet service lets the users pull audio or video files from a web site and listen or view them on their computers or personal digital audio and video players. We choose and download the podcast upon our choice or subscribe via the RSS feed, which downloads the podcast to computer. The most pleasant thing about the technology is that it allows you automatically record the content you are interested in and view it when you have time or are in the mood of viewing or listening to it.

Anyone can become a podcaster as there are no state regulations restricting the process; nevertheless copyright law is applicable to the stream. In fact users view the podcasts with informational and educational purposes. Some of them may appear entertaining, cute or even stupid and disgusting; it’s up to you how to filter the content. Interesting theme podcasts, coming in series usually create a circle of listeners, waiting impatiently for new releases.

One of the factors why podcast are gaining their popularity is their accessibility. To create a podcast is almost as easy as listen or view it. Besides, small and large companies as well as individuals frequently use the technique for advertising. It’s really great that simply having a camera, editing software and internet excess, you can create a podcast serving your needs whatever they are, and show it to community.

As our blog is dedicated to web development we’ve collected some smart podcasts relevant to the topic. We are sure you will get to know something new from their content.

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Bargain Hunter Warehouse FREE video podcast. Create your own Video Sharing Website Part 12

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Designers Fiesta 2012 – Responsive Web Design

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Karen McGrane: Content Strategy for Mobile – Adapting Ourselves to Adaptive Content

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How-To videos on website creation, ebooks, eBay, SEO, podcasts, membership site, etc.

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The Rules of Website Design and Development

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Local Business Marketing – Why Have a Mobile Website?

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Four Part Web Success – Parts 1 and 2: Strategy and Design & Development

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Build a Photography Website in 5 Minutes

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Website Demographics

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How to Avoid a Cluttered Website

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The Web and the Subconscious Mind

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This Week in Web Design

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Podcast: Create iPhone marketing videos

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SitePoint Podcast #187: Louis Goes to the Horse Race

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FLOSS Weekly

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iMore show 328: Wasted pixels

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Monday Brief: iTunes 11, an official launch window for Windows Phone 7.8, BBJam Asia, and more!

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Debug 2: Paul Haddad of Tapbots

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iMore show 327: Guessing games

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Monday Brief: Droid DNA review, RIM’s media blitz, a WP8 showdown, and more!

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Iterate 34: Bischoff and Capps of Lickability

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Debug 1: Loren Brichter of Letterpress

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Iterate 33: Brent Simmons of Sepia Labs

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