Netcast List April 2010

It’s been a long time since I updated my netcast list, but my habits have changed a bit.  Here is what I currently listen to regularly: This Week in Tech – Weekly Tech News Roundup GeekBrief – Daily snippet of gadget news Games with Garfield – Monthly gaming podcast featuring the creator of Magic: The…

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A Taste of Stack Overflow DevDays

If you missed Stack Overflow DevDays, there is some audio from it available on Stack Overflow Podcast #71.  I wish there was a longer version of this.  It’s only about 1/2 hour of outtakes from the conference, but it is still interesting to hear.  These snippets are followed by a long discussion with some of…

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Alan Kay on User Interface Design

As part of the Berkeley Webcast project, a pair of presentations by Alan Kay (of Smalltalk fame) is available.  The presentation is from the early 1980s and discusses the development of user interface design from the 1960s onward.  If you ware into computer history at all, these are very interesting. Part 1 Part 2 The…

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James Whittaker Netcast

James Whittaker is the author of books like How To Break Software.  He ran one of the few university-level testing programs at Florida Tech.  He’s now as Microsoft and helping Visual Studio become better at testing.  The guys at .Net Rocks caught up with him for an interview.  James explains what he thinks the future…

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June Netcast Update

By popular demand (seriously), here is an update of the netcasts I’m listening to on a regular basis.   Audio: This Week In Tech – Round table discussion of technology topics.  Sometimes should be known as This Week in Twitter. This Week In Media – Round table discussion of issues affecting media.  Everything from DRM…

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Better Writing

The Manager Tools podcast has an interesting series on better writing.  This isn’t a management-specific topic.  Rather it is something everyone can benefit from.  In a day and age where so much communication is via e-mail, having the ability to communicate your thoughts clearly and quickly is important for everyone.  One of the points the…

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Hello World Podcast

MacBreak Tech has a recent podcast talking about learning to program.  They begin with the question “how do I start programming games” and break it down. Pick a project.  Don’t learn for learning’s sake.  Learn to accomplish something.  It will give you a structure to hang your learning on. Pick a language.  They suggest Python,…

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Podcasts I Listen To Regularly

It’s been a while since I posted my list of podcasts and my tastes have changed since then.  Here’s what I’m listening to on a regular basis right now:   Audio: This Week In Tech – Tech news round table This Week in Media – Mac news round table The Dave Ramsey Show – Personal…

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Inbox Zero

If you’re anything like me, you have way too much e-mail to read it all.  To try to cope with this, I’ve resorted to a collection of rules that sorts my mail into a Byzantine structure of folders.  This helps a little, but has the problem of helping me miss a lot of mail as…

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Video Podcasts

With my new Zune, I’ve started watching some video netcasts.  Here are the ones I’ve found the most interesting so far: Tekzilla – Feels a lot like old TechTV.  1/2 hour an episode talking about everything from routers to Black Friday sales. The GigaOm Show – Om Malik interviews headliners and comments on the Web…

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