Monthly Archive for December, 2007

A Chat with Ben and Pete - Episode 10

FlickrFan, the death of hi-fi and more.

Thie week we chat about the surprisingly technical Stephen Fry, Dave Winer’s new application created using his OPML platform, FlickrFan, experiences with Kubuntu and KDE4, AOL cans Netscape Navigator, booting linux from a USB flash drive, and the death of high fidelity music.

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A Chat with Ben and Pete - Episode 9

The Google Talk Babel Fish and more.

This week we chat about Google Talks automatic translation service, devloper frustration with the Android SDK, Firefox 3 and the large number of bug fixes, the Mac security update breaking Ben’s proxy functionality, Apple legal getting testy with Fake Steve Jobs and Think Secret, SSH configuration coolness, and comparing Windows and Mac vulnerabilities.

If you’re still listening, there’s a treat at the end of the show. We chat about the production and publishing of this podcast.

Interesting links talked about in the show:

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A Chat with Ben and Pete - Episode 8

Amazon SimpleDB, Google Knol and more.

This week we chat about hulu.com and viewing long-form videos using flash, VoIP on the iPod Touch, Web services interfaces into databases, the Amazon SimpleDB announcement, KDE4, USB vs. Firewire, “upgrading” to Windows XP, and Google’s unit of knowledge.

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A Chat with Ben and Pete - Episode 7

Project Blackbox, Songbird and more.

We chat about the world of XWindows on Leopard, Sun’s Project Blackbox, developments in the python based web framework, Django, more wake from sleep problems with the Mac, an iPhone MMS application, the Google charts API, and an amazing iTunes clone, Songbird.

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A Chat with Ben and Pete - Episode 6

Facebook Beacon, Google Maps and more.We chat about routers, Peter’s domain woes, Facebook backs down on Beacon, Google and the FCC 700Mhz auction, Google maps and cell triangulation, offline web apps, an interesting SPAM solution, broadband over powerlines and the Eee PC launch. Golly!

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ACBP_Episode06.mp3