This past Friday I accepted a full-time position with Midroll Media, which is the new parent company of the Earwolf podcast network and The Mid Roll podcast advertising company. I am taking on the role of podcast evangelist and content marketer. This happened rather quickly; I didn’t expect to have a full-time job this soon […]
Tackling the Queue
Yesterday I finally posted a piece about Part 15 unlicensed ultra-low-power radio at Radio Survivor. It’s a topic dear to my heart, and one that I covered quite a bit here back in the day. I’ve wanted to tackle it for Radio Survivor for months. I finally got kicked into writing because the New York […]
Hi there, internet! Itâ€™s me, Paul.
Once again life and other pursuits got the better of me, so this poor site lain dormant for the previous 28 months. Anyone who has tried to blog for more than a few years is probably familiar with the routine. You quit posting for a month, which turns into sixâ€¦ and so on. Then you realize that your design is going on six years old, and of course you want to do a redesign before your next post, only prolonging the reboot.
The mediageek’s World Toy Camera Day adventure
Today was the 2011 edition of World Toy Camera Day, an annual celebration of plastic cameras that were never intended for serious use. But in this era of powerful digital cameras and endless Photoshopping, many people, like myself, have embraced the imperfection and random chance introduced by toy cameras that refuse to let you control […]
Should lecture capture be used to relieve classroom over crowding?
This is my newest column for the October-November issue of Streaming Media Magazine: At the beginning of this school year, Echo360 Inc. CEO Fred Singer wrote an editorial for The Huffington Post extolling the virtues of lecture capture. He observed that the lean economy â€œwonâ€™t allow institutions to simply erect new buildings and hire qualified […]