Podcast

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A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio files that a user can download in order to listen.wikipedia
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Digital audio

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A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio files that a user can download in order to listen.
Digital audio technologies are used in the recording, manipulation, mass-production, and distribution of sound, including recordings of songs, instrumental pieces, podcasts, sound effects, and other sounds.

List of podcatchers

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The listener or viewer uses special client application software on a computer or media player, known as a podcatcher, which accesses this web feed, checks it for updates, and downloads any new files in the series.
While podcatchers are most known for downloading podcasts (generally audio files in MP3 format), many are also capable of downloading video, newsfeeds, text, and pictures.

Web feed

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The generator of a podcast maintains a central list of the files on a server as a web feed that one can access through the Internet.
Many news websites, weblogs, schools, and podcasters operate web feeds.

Vlog

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Videos shared following a podcast model are sometimes called video podcasts, vodcasts or vlogs.
Video logs (vlogs) also often take advantage of web syndication to allow for the distribution of video over the Internet using either the RSS or Atom syndication formats, for automatic aggregation and playback on mobile devices and personal computers (see video podcast).

TWiT.tv

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This name is used by shows from the TWiT.tv network.
TWiT.tv, which is the operating trade name of TWiT LLC, is a podcast network founded by technology broadcaster and author Leo Laporte and run by his wife and company CEO Lisa Laporte.

ITunes

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Use of the term "podcast" predated Apple's addition of formal support for podcasting to the iPod, or its iTunes software.
In 2005, however, Apple expanded on the core features with support for digital video, podcasts, e-books, and mobile apps purchased from the iOS App Store, the last of which it discontinued in 2017.

Talk radio

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By 2007, audio podcasts were doing what was historically accomplished via radio broadcasts, which had been the source of radio talk shows and news programs since the 1930s.
While talk radio has historically been associated with broadcast radio, starting around 2005 the technology for Internet-based talk-radio shows became cost effective in the form of live Internet website streaming and podcasts.

Dave Winer

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In 2004, former MTV video jockey Adam Curry, in collaboration with Dave Winer – co-author of the RSS specification – is credited with coming up with the idea to automate the delivery and syncing of textual content to portable audio players.
Winer is noted for his contributions to outliners, scripting, content management, and web services, as well as blogging and podcasting.

Adam Curry

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In 2004, former MTV video jockey Adam Curry, in collaboration with Dave Winer – co-author of the RSS specification – is credited with coming up with the idea to automate the delivery and syncing of textual content to portable audio players.
Now known mostly for co-hosting the No Agenda show, in the 2000s, he first became involved in podcasting, and has been called the 'Podfather' because of his efforts.

RSS

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In 2004, former MTV video jockey Adam Curry, in collaboration with Dave Winer – co-author of the RSS specification – is credited with coming up with the idea to automate the delivery and syncing of textual content to portable audio players.
RSS is also used to distribute podcasts.

Daily Source Code

In August 2004, Adam Curry launched his show Daily Source Code.
The Daily Source Code (DSC) was a podcast by Adam Curry, often considered a pioneer of podcasting.

NPR

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Within a year, many podcasts from public radio networks like the BBC, CBC Radio One, NPR, and Public Radio International placed many of their radio shows on the iTunes platform.
Its content is also available on-demand online, on mobile networks, and, in many cases, as podcasts.

This Week in Tech

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Concurrently, CNET, This Week in Tech, and later Bloomberg Radio, the Financial Times, and other for-profit companies provided podcast content, some using podcasting as their only distribution system.
This Week in Tech–casually referred to as TWiT, and briefly known as Revenge of the Screen Savers–is the weekly flagship podcast and namesake of the TWiT.tv network.

Internet

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The generator of a podcast maintains a central list of the files on a server as a web feed that one can access through the Internet. Podcast novels are distributed over the Internet, commonly on a weblog.
Podcasting is a variation on this theme, where – usually audio – material is downloaded and played back on a computer or shifted to a portable media player to be listened to on the move.

The Adam Carolla Show (podcast)

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In February 2013, Personal Audio started suing high-profile podcasters for royalties, including The Adam Carolla Show and the HowStuffWorks podcast.
The Adam Carolla Show (formerly The Adam Carolla Podcast) is a comedy podcast hosted by comedian and radio-television personality Adam Carolla.

Patreon

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Podcast-makers can monetize their podcasts by allowing companies to purchase ad time, as well as via websites such as Patreon, which provides special extras and content to listeners for a fee.
Patreon users are grouped by content type, such as video/films, podcast, comedy, comics, games, and education.

The Guardian

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The term "podcasting" as a name for the nascent technology was first suggested by The Guardian columnist and BBC journalist Ben Hammersley, who invented it in early February 2004 while "padding out" an article for The Guardian newspaper.
The paper entered podcasting in 2005 with a twelve-part weekly podcast series by Ricky Gervais.

HowStuffWorks

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In February 2013, Personal Audio started suing high-profile podcasters for royalties, including The Adam Carolla Show and the HowStuffWorks podcast.
The site has since expanded out into podcasting, focusing on factual topics.

Ben Hammersley

The term "podcasting" as a name for the nascent technology was first suggested by The Guardian columnist and BBC journalist Ben Hammersley, who invented it in early February 2004 while "padding out" an article for The Guardian newspaper. Ben Hammersley originally suggested the word "podcast" as a portmanteau of "iPod" (a brand of media player) and "broadcast" in 2004.
He is also known for being the inventor of the word "podcast", recalling that he made it up to pad out an article he was writing that was a little too short.

Radio drama

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In the same style as an audiobook, podcast novels may be elaborately narrated with separate voice actors for each character and sound effects, similar to a radio play.
Podcasting offered the means of inexpensively creating new radio dramas, in addition to the distribution of vintage programs.

Blog

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Podcast novels are distributed over the Internet, commonly on a weblog.
Most blogs are primarily textual, although some focus on art (art blogs), photographs (photoblogs), videos (video blogs or "vlogs"), music (MP3 blogs), and audio (podcasts).

IPod

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Ben Hammersley originally suggested the word "podcast" as a portmanteau of "iPod" (a brand of media player) and "broadcast" in 2004.

Radio program

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Podcasts are similar to radio programs in form, but they exist as audio files that can be played at a listener's convenience, anytime or anywhere.
Interest in old-time radio (OTR) has increased in recent years with programs traded and collected on reel-to-reel tapes, cassettes and CDs and Internet downloads, as well as the popularity of podcasts.

Speex

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In contrast, a podcast distributed in both the Vorbis and Speex codecs would meet the strict definition of an oggcast.
Speex is an audio compression codec specifically tuned for the reproduction of human speech and also a free software speech codec that may be used on VoIP applications and podcasts.

Klaatu (podcaster)

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The term was coined for the fifth season of the Gnu World Order by Klaatu in 2010, when the show declared itself "the world's first oggcast".
Klaatu, also known as notKlaatu, is a technology journalist, hacker, and podcaster specializing in multimedia production on Linux systems.