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Schedule

Wednesday, March 4

1425486600 FLOSS Weekly
1425492000 Tech News Today
1425495600 Windows Weekly
1425502800 This Week in Google
1425513600 Tech News 2Night
1425515400 Android App Arena
1425520800 Ham Nation

Thursday, March 5

1425578400 Tech News Today
1425582000 Know How...
1425587400 Marketing Mavericks
1425592800 Home Theater Geeks
1425600000 Tech News 2Night
1425601800 The Giz Wiz

Friday, March 6

1425664800 Tech News Today
1425668400 This Week in Law
1425679200 Before You Buy
1425686400 Tech News 2Night
1425690000 Padre's Corner

Saturday, March 7

1425754800 The Tech Guy

Sunday, March 8

1425837600 The Tech Guy
1425852000 This Week in Tech

Monday, March 9

1425920400 Tech News Today
1425924000 Triangulation
1425929400 iPad Today
1425936600 Coding 101
1425942000 Tech News 2Night

Tuesday, March 10

1426006800 Tech News Today
1426010400 MacBreak Weekly
1426019400 Security Now
1426028400 Tech News 2Night
1426032000 All About Android

Wednesday, March 11

1426087800 FLOSS Weekly
1426093200 Tech News Today
1426096800 Windows Weekly
1426104000 This Week in Google
1426114800 Tech News 2Night
1426116600 Android App Arena
1426122000 Ham Nation

Thursday, March 12

1426179600 Tech News Today
1426183200 Know How...
1426188600 Marketing Mavericks
1426194000 Home Theater Geeks
1426201200 Tech News 2Night
1426203000 The Giz Wiz

Friday, March 13

1426266000 Tech News Today
1426269600 This Week in Law
1426280400 Before You Buy
1426287600 Tech News 2Night
1426291200 Padre's Corner

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Know How... 88

Soldering 101... with a DJI Drone

April 10 2014

In this episode of "Know How", Patrick Delahanty fills in for Bryan, who is currently high in the Himalayas, looking for a secret cache of Dogecoins. While he's gone, we learn some basic Soldering with Mark "Smitty" Smith, take a sneak peek at the new HD Drone from DJI, then show you how to properly publish your new Podcast.

Waka Waka Water

Get your water basket on
* 768 Million people around the world don't have access to SAFE water
* In many countries, water is gathered by women in children in large clay pots... often drawn from water sources of suspect quality.
* With many small communities living MILES from water, much of the day is spent just getting enough water to live... This ENSURES that they'll stay in poverty.
* Ever day, 1,400 children under the age of 5 die because of water-borne illness
* Designer Auturo Vitorri wants to solve that problem with 30ft high water towers that look too beautiful to be functional
* The towers, called "WarkaWater" pull atmospheric moisture out of the air and collect in in basins at the bottom of each tower.
* They are made of two sections - a rigid structure, and an internal bladder, akin to a plastic bag
* Each tower costs $550 and can be built in under a week with a 4-person team and locally available materials
* They estimate that in a place like Ethiopia, each of these baskets could collect 25 gallons of clean water a day.

Publish Your Podcast!

Refer to episode #23, "Podcast 101", for how to get started with an audio podcast.

Compress your video
* Need iOS-compatible since Android can play that too.
** MP4 or M4V is best format. H.264 compression.
* If you’re on a Mac, Compressor is $49.99 - easy to use!
* Could also save from iMovie, but may not get the best compression.
* On Windows, Adobe Media Encoder or VideoLAN client
* Cross-platform, FFmpeg is free, but has a learning curve.

Hosting your video
* Episode 23 mentioned archive.org, but it’s slow.
* Libsyn (libsyn.com) - free bandwidth, but pay for storage.
** $5/mo for 50Mb, $15 for 250, $20 for 400, $75 for 1.5G
** Check the terms of service for wording on monetizing your podcast
* Blubrry (blubrry.com) - free bandwidth, pay for storage
** $12/mo for 100Mb, $20 for 250, $80 for 1G
** Integrates with WordPress easier with PowerPress plug-in
* Host your own!
** Look for hosting provider with “unlimited” disk and bandwidth.
** Squarespace has a plan for this, but 120mb limit per file.
** DreamHost, BlueHost, HostGator, 1and1
** WordPress with plug-ins

RSS feed generation options
* Feedburner...but Google owns it and is ignoring it. Is there a future?
* Libsyn and Blubrry will do it for you.
* Podcast Generator http://podcastgen.sourceforge.net/
* WordPress with plug-ins (PowerPress is one of the most popular)
* Line-by-line explanation of TWiT's RSS XML in the TWiT Wiki.

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