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TechBytes Pilot: Microsoft’s Android Tax, Fedora Site Redesign, Unity and Vala, LimeWire Kaput

Posted in TechBytes at 6:25 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

“No episode number, this isn’t a soap opera”

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Summary: TechBytes audiocast opens with a pre-launch episode where we mostly explore the terrain

THIS IS OUR test episode, a pilot so to speak. We did it all in one go (over an hour) without any notes or scripts and it is not edited. We hope that it’ll be acceptable and in our next episode (probably in November) we’ll use experience from this first run and also refine by doing some planning, then editing. Please treat it as a beta episode if it helps and we thank you for listening.

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6 Comments

  1. Nate said,

    October 28, 2010 at 7:54 pm

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    Nice idea. I only listened to about the first 10 minutes though; the listening experience isn’t especially pleasant … particularly the audio quality on Mr. Schestowitz’s end. My only frame of reference is the TuxRadar podcast. I’ll look forward to your next episode and hope the kinks get worked out….

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    There is a lot of noise on my side. I’ll need to get it sorted out.

    Fat Tim Reply:

    Wow, even on technical matters not related to Microsoft you end up being wrong. Noise isn’t the problem. The problem on your end is overmodulation.

  2. Agent_Smith said,

    October 29, 2010 at 6:40 am

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    You can use Audacity to cancel most of the noise. I used to do it, to improve quality with recorded classes from my teachers. But note, Audacity is a saint but it’s not God. One can improve, but can’t make miracles. ;-)

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    Thanks. Will give that a go before episode one…

    This one recording was rushed, so neither editing nor planning.

  3. kozmcrae said,

    October 29, 2010 at 9:13 pm

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    Good job on your first OggCast. I love that lead-in song. I’ll be humming it in my head as do battle on the forums. The little technicalities will work themselves out and a format will emerge in time but your personalities and interests are there and that will make TechBytes a contender. You seem to cover my area of interest quite well. I’ll be eagerly awaiting further TechBytes shows. Thank you both for taking the time and effort to make it happen.

    Richard

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