February 19th, 2006 at 11:17pm
This episode kicks off with Samuel somehow managing to call it “episode number two” and make very little sense in the process. This is followed by an interview with Danny O’Brien from the Electronic Frontier Foundation talking about the privacy issues in the new version of Google Desktop, Internet companies in China, as well as various other things about your rights online.
We take a look at the listener feedback, which for one reason or another seems to be somewhat of a multimedia explosion this month. As promised during the feedback, here is the link to the old intro of Samuel’s Persiflage.
If you have any feedback don’t hesitate to send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or leave a comment below.
The person who was going to be up next on the show got lost in a timezone conversion and hasn’t been seen since or heard from since, thankfully John Kerr’s birthday saved the day, my conversation with John can be heard here in lieu of the missing interviewee.
We have four unusual news stories, including something about fluorescent pigs.
That concludes Samuel’s Persiflage #3, there will be another episode in March.
I did make mention near the end of the podcast that there will be a “Best of 2005/2006” episode after the December edition. What I have planned is that, once the December edition is online there will be a webpoll where everyone can vote for their favourite interview of the year (I’m including 2005 because it only has one episode) and the top two (or possibly three if I’m feeling generous) voted interviews will form the “Best Of” episode.
The Samuel’s Persiflage #3 file itself is available here, and is 41:15 in length (37.7MB) at 128kbps stereo. The 128kbps format was decided upon because it produces a very good sound quality, and doesn’t “flatten” any music used in the podcast. I do, however, acknowledge that this is just unreasonable for dial-up, so a 16kbps mono file is also available here. The sound quality is pretty dreadful, but it is understandable for the most part. The low quality version is 4.72MB
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