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March 21st, 2007, 07:22 PM
If you'd like to hear me yak about Full Moon Rising and all things Riley, my podcast is now live and available. Head on over to Bantam's site (http://www.randomhouse.com/bantamdell/podcast/) to download or to subscribe to Bantam's month podcasts.

March 27th, 2007, 09:08 PM
Whats a podcast?

March 28th, 2007, 11:35 AM
Good question!:clap:

A podcast is a media file which is distributed over the Internet (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet) using syndication (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_syndication) feeds (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_feed), for playback on portable media players (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_Media_player) and personal computers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_computers).<SUP class=reference id=_ref-0>[1] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcasting#_note-0)</SUP> Like 'radio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio)', it can mean both the content and the method of syndication. The latter may also be termed podcasting. The host (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk_show_host) or author (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Author) of a podcast is often called a podcaster. The term "podcast" is a portmanteau (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portmanteau) of the name of Apple's (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Inc.) portable music player, the iPod (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPod), and broadcast (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadcast); a pod refers to a container of some sort and the idea of broadcasting (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadcasting) to a container or pod correctly describes the process of podcasting. More about the name itself can be found in the History of podcasting (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_podcasting) article.
Though podcasters' web sites may also offer direct download (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Download) or streaming (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streaming_media) of their content, a podcast is distinguished from other digital audio formats by its ability to be downloaded automatically, using software capable of reading feed formats such as RSS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_%28file_format%29) or Atom (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atom_%28standard%29).

March 28th, 2007, 01:03 PM
Thank you for that. Your nice.

March 28th, 2007, 01:48 PM
:wub: You are very welcome. I wish I could say that was my own language...but I looked it up!:roflmao: