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Schedule

Friday, October 31

1414785600 Android App Arena
1414796400 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, November 1

1414864800 The Tech Guy

Sunday, November 2

1414954800 The Tech Guy
1414969200 This Week in Tech

Monday, November 3

1415037600 Tech News Today
1415041200 Triangulation
1415046600 iPad Today
1415059200 Tech News 2Night

Tuesday, November 4

1415124000 Tech News Today
1415127600 MacBreak Weekly
1415134800 Security Now
1415142000 Before You Buy
1415145600 Tech News 2Night
1415149200 All About Android
1415158200 Padre's Corner

Wednesday, November 5

1415205000 FLOSS Weekly
1415210400 Tech News Today
1415214000 Windows Weekly
1415221200 This Week in Google
1415232000 Tech News 2Night
1415239200 Ham Nation

Thursday, November 6

1415296800 Tech News Today
1415300400 Know How...
1415304000 Marketing Mavericks
1415309400 Coding 101
1415313000 Home Theater Geeks
1415318400 Tech News 2Night
1415320200 The Giz Wiz

Friday, November 7

1415383200 Tech News Today
1415386800 This Week in Law
1415394000 Android App Arena
1415404800 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, November 8

1415473200 The Tech Guy

Sunday, November 9

1415559600 The Tech Guy
1415574000 This Week in Tech

Monday, November 10

1415642400 Tech News Today
1415646000 Triangulation

Most Recent Episodes

Tech News Today

FCC Net Neutrality, Passcode vs Fingerprint, and Hacking Food.

This Week in Computer Hardware

DCS LIVA Mini PC, Intel Broadwell-E, and the MSI GT80 Titan.

The Giz Wiz

Spark Watch, blacklight flashlight, and more.

Home Theater Geeks

Brian Vessa and SMPTE report on cinema sound.

Tech News 2Night

Microsoft Health Announced

Know How...

Project Loon 2.0, Quad Motors & Props

Coding 101
Episode #41: Mark Smith October 30th, 2014

Speaking with "Smitty", master of the microcontroller.

Marketing Mavericks
Episode #29: Trey Ratcliff October 30th, 2014

HDR Photography, blogging and creative commons pays off

Tech News Today
Episode #1125: Cook Out October 30th, 2014

Samsung reports miserable quarter, Microsoft announces fitness band, Tim Cook comes out, and more.

Ham Nation

Bob Heil shows how to DX on a vintage station.

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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