LISNews Netcast Network

LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #171

Although an interview was promised, a pro forma episode is presented instead that mentions BeagleBoard and PandaBoard as well as how to contact the production crew.

Creative Commons License
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #171 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

3:41 minutes (8.48 MB)
mp3
[audio-player]

LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #170

This week's initial episode brings a look at happenings on LISWire and LISEvents while also remarking upon a recent thread on SERIALST.

Creative Commons License
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #170 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

4:48 minutes (2.23 MB)
mp3
[audio-player]

Alternative Paradigms of Access

Do you know how many ways you can keep up with LISNews outside the paradigm of a browser?

There is an e-mail digest of posts you can subscribe to if you so choose.

Thanks to the magic of Twitter and SMS short codes, you can get updates sent to your mobile device as text messages when new posts are made. You don't even need to be a registered user of Twitter to do this. To get updates on your phone, send the following to 40404:

FOLLOW lisnews

For readers outside the United States, a list of codes to send that command to can be found here.

RSS can give you feeds in an appropriate reader. Plugging http://lisnews.org/rss.xml into your RSS reader will let you receive posts outside the browser. A variety of feed readers are available and we can recommend tools like liferea and newsbeuter.

If you have a Kindle, you can also receive LISNews posts by way of the magic transport layer known as WhisperSync. Access via Amazon is available at a nominal cost. Nobody will see any revenue from that before the heat death of the universe.

If clicking around in a browser isn't your favored starting point, other avenues do exist to try. -- Read More

No LISNews Podcast This Week

Due to circumstances far beyond the control of The Air Staff, LISTen will not be airing this week. Programming is expected to resume on October 10th, observed as Columbus Day in the United States and as Thanksgiving in Canada.

LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #168

This week's delayed episode brings a news miscellany. News threads have gone madly off in all directions.

Related links:
LISWire: EBSCO Publishing’s eBook Collection Increases Significantly with Release of New Subject Sets
LISWire: Six Libraries Partner to Bring Customizable Print Slips to Koha
LISEvents: LITA National Forum Conference
Ars Technica: Report: What do we need the 'Net for? Bars, restaurants, and clubs
Technollama: CC 4.0, an end to porting Creative Commons licenses?
The Register: EC: New principles agreed for out-of-print book licensing
PCMag.com: FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Take Effect Nov. 20
Ars Technica: "Google rigs its results," say critics at Senate antitrust hearing
RIANOVOSTI: Internet regulation no threat to freedom of expression - Moscow
Ars Technica: Russia, China, Tajikistan propose UN "code of conduct" for the 'Net
The Atlantic: The Ruins of Dead Social Networks
Voices for the Library: Library Campaign Conference: 22 October, London
Voices for the Library: The Privatisation of Public Library Services
Voices for the Library: The situation in Northern Ireland
technology review: Will Super Wi-Fi Live Up To Its Name?
Dave Winer: Facebook is scaring me
Stephen's Lighthouse: Facebook Dominates (and the new READ button on FB)

Creative Commons License
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #168 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

7:31 minutes (4.33 MB)
mp3
[audio-player]

Oooops...

Erie Looking Productions regretfully announces that the release of normal programming is delayed until Tuesday this week.

We apologize for any difficulties caused.

LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #167

This week's program features pontification from the producer, thoughts about geo-location and analyzing your library's web server logs, and two quick story hits.

Related links:
Reuters: "Hulu sale at risk even as new bids are due"
EFF Deeplinks: "No Authors Have Been Harmed in the Making of This Library"

Creative Commons License
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #167 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

8:46 minutes (4.04 MB)
mp3
[audio-player]

LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #166

Even though the audio of this episode has the numbering royally screwed up, an interesting look is presented. This is a how-we-did-it sort of episode. As stated in the episode itself: "Consider this a sort of medium-sized Tech for Techies that comes with a side order of curly french fries and a fountain drink."

Creative Commons License
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #166 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
Based on a work at ohio.ubuntu-us.org.

13:30 minutes (6.21 MB)
mp3
[audio-player]

LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #165

This week's episode contains a book review of a Jim Butcher novel, a reflection on technological change, and a look at the 10th anniversary of 11 September 2011.

Creative Commons License
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #165 / Burning Circle Episode #41 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

15:05 minutes (8.9 MB)
mp3
[audio-player]
Syndicate content