Define: Podcast

This is a podcast. –> 65bits

This is also a podcast. –> mrbrown show

This is still a podcast, although most people call it a videocast. –> Diggnation

But this is NOT A PODCAST –> The Noose Podcast

Class dismissed.

Further reading –> Wikipedia: Podcast

A podcast is a series of audio or video digital-media files which is distributed over the Internet by syndicated download, through Web feeds, to portable media players and personal computers. Though the same content may also be made available by direct download or streaming, a podcast is distinguished from other digital-media formats by its ability to be syndicated, subscribed to, and downloaded automatically when new content is added.

8 Responses to 'Define: Podcast'

  1. NTT says:

    Hehe.. If I have the time this week, I will upload the presentation and the notes we came up with for the Science08 Workshop. That will help to explain some more stuff..

    I was thinking Mediacorps is putting their content online, not syndicating it, and calling it podcast. But this is just plain stupid. It’s more like associated “Media”.

    NTTs last blog post..Hak5 <3 Rev3

  2. cher,
    Catch no ball. No understand, :)

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  3. dk says:

    eastcoastlife: Podcast have RSS feed so that it can be pushed to your computer using softwares like iTunes. The so called “Noose Podcast” has no RSS feed. Not that they forgot to put the RSS feed. They even ask you to come back frequently to check for updates.

    Clearly they don’t understand what is a podcast.

  4. FoxTwo says:

    Yeah and soon, everybody who has a video online will call themselves “podcasters” due to the mainstream media twisting the actual meaning

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  5. imp says:

    very good. sharp, concise and very sweet indeed.

    more lessons please DK.

    imps last blog post..Shalom

  6. Farinelli says:

    Or they do, but they hope you don’t and really come back for more updates, so that they can boast that our outreach to the new media crowd has paid off, with an amazing 2925244 hits on our Noose podcast site?

    Farinellis last blog post..My Display Shelf

  7. dk says:

    imp: Don’t have new lessons now. Wait till someone piss me off again. :P

    Farinelli: Don’t think they have RSS feeds. I think they really want you to go back their site frequently to check for new updates.

  8. malique says:

    all of their podcasts are not considered podcasts.

    its more of a snippet of the particular show.
    just check out class 95’s podcast and see what i mean.

    aiyah just go podcast dot sg and see ‘podcasts’ from 2005. -_-

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