Archive for date: January 17, 2005

Podcasting Police Fail to Stem Tide of Satire…

January 17, 2005 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

With the combination of my iPod suffering a meltdown and the Christmas holiday, I must admit that I am way behind on my podcast listening. While trying to catch up, I ran across yet another bit of “controversy” involving the PodFathers, Dave Winer and Adam Curry. Apparently in a recent episode, Adam excerpted some bits […]

iPod returned!

January 17, 2005 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, News | By: Mark VandeWettering

My wife called and informed me that a Fedex Box had shown up from Apple with my newly repaired iPod tucked inside. Neat! Now I can catch up on all the podcasts I’ve been missing. Not bad, I mailed it in on the 13th, they got in on the 14th, and today is the 17th. […]

Quiz for the Day

January 17, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

I score 38.5. I’m not sure if I wanted it to be higher or lower. (Found via mobitopia).

Comcast to raise broadband speed

January 17, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

CNET reports: With Baby Bell local phone providers making inroads with cheaper but slower DSL service, Comcast and other cable companies hope to fight on speed rather than price. Comcast’s faster service, added at no extra cost to customers, will begin rolling out this quarter, the company announced on Sunday. As previously reported, the […]

Ghost Busted!

January 17, 2005 | Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, News | By: Mark VandeWettering

From Italy, we get this story: A real-life Scooby-Doo villain has been jailed in Italy for four months for pretending to be a ghost. And she would have gotten away with it too, had it not been for those meddlesome kids police officers with video cameras!