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- Adam Curry (Podfather) & Dave Jones (Podsage) talk about:
- How the podcast namespace started?
- Why it will never be called Podcast 3.0?
- Why Value4Value has already jumped the ‘Chasm of Adoption’?
- What new tags are Adam/Dave most excited about in Phase 6 of the namespace?
Show Notes & Links:
- Goodbye to Evo Terra's Podcast Pontifications and hello to The End
- Buzzsprout has become the first major podcast host to remove email addresses from RSS feeds.
- The podcast:txt tag in the new podcast namespace has been formalised.
- Amazon has made big changes to Amazon Music Prime, including ad-free podcasts.
- Buzzsprout’s platform stats for September give Amazon Music a 0.7% market share of all podcast downloads
- Amazon has “fired half of its Amp live radio division”
- Elon Musk @elonmusk "Twitter’s current lords & peasants system for who has or doesn’t have a blue checkmark is bullshit. Power to the people! Blue for $8/month."
- @jack's new alternative to existing social networks like Twitter. https://bsky.app
- Detail is a new tool built for quickly shooting multi-camera video.
- Adobe Express Podcast
- Descript is raising tens of millions of dollars at a $550M valuation. But I think the biggest news is that @OpenAI is leading the round.
- Castos has built Dynamo, a free tool to help you create podcast cover art
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