Category Archives: Podcast

TKC 351 Julie Carey of Write Our World

Founder of Write Our World Interview starts at 19:15 and ends at 39:47 The necessity of writing a book requires that they talk to the elders in their communities or other people who can help them, so it’s really a wonderful language-building, literacy activity.   News “Four of the big five have new deals with Amazon […]

TKC 350 New Media Expo in Las Vegas #NMX

Links NMX New Media Expo in Las Vegas Tom Webster of Edison Research Monthly podcast listening statistics from Edison Research – February 15, 2015 Power of Moms podcast Mark Ramsey’s Media Unplugged podcast Libsyn Rocks! Interview with Robert Martin (begins at 3:39, ends at 20:00) Isaacson School of New Media at Colorado Mountain College Article about “the uncanny […]

New Media Expo ( NMX15 ): Is THIS the Year Podcasting Will Be Big?

Podcasting is going to be Big. Right? Right. That’s what we podcasters have been telling ourselves ever since I learned what a podcast is nearly a decade ago. At Blogs ‘N’ Dogs, a whacky and wonderful conference in Banff that combined blogging workshops with frigid rides on dogsleds, I saw a guy interviewing people at […]

TKC 349 Ashleigh Gardner

Director of Content at Wattpad Interview starts at 17:50 and ends at 37:37 I think that Wattpad’s a great place for people to be able to tell their own experience and their own story. We’re seeing really interesting, diverse stories being added to Wattpad from around the world. News Oyster “Oyster Expands Its ‘Netflix For Books Service […]

TKC 348 R. U. Sirius and Jay Cornell

Co-authors of Transcendence Interview starts at 8:31 and ends at 38:29 As an historical upward swing, people can view all this as ways of increasing our ability to share information and ideas and therefore get smarter. I’m not sure we’re taking advantage of that yet, but maybe we will. –R. U. Sirius News “Amazon adds new […]

TKC 346 Eric Migicovsky at SXSW

Founder and CEO of Pebble Technology Corp. Interview starts at 7:54 and ends at 19:50 What we found is that as long as you’re open, and the watch is an open platform, people will hack on it, people will build. So there’s actually a Windows Phone for Pebble, there’s a Blackberry app. I’ll have to […]

TKC 345 James McQuivey

Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Interview starts at 17:05 and ends at 40:13 I think the problem with the written word is that it is so easy to generate and—no disrespect to the best writers out there—but at least poorly constructed sentences are very easy to generate. It means that this is a […]

TKC 344 Sara Nelson

Editorial Director, Amazon.com Interview starts at 17:17 and ends at 38:50 Dead Wake: Well this is Erik Larson, and if Erik Larson told me somebody had tied their shoes in an interesting way, I think I would read the book. News “Amazon may soon launch a wireless service” (video) – Nicholas Thompson, editor of NewYorker.com, […]

TKC 343 Juli Monroe

Editor-in-Chief of TeleRead Interview starts at 17:22 and ends at 39:20 If large-screen smartphones were going to replace the tablet, I would assume that I would start seeing people working on their big phones, and I still don’t see it. News “Cory Doctorow Rejoins EFF to Eradicate DRM Everywhere” – Electronic Frontier Foundation release – […]

TKC 342 Patti Thorn of Blue Ink Review

Co-founder of Blue Ink Review  Interview starts at 17:15 and ends at 43:24 The people who are putting out quality books in self-publishing are actually investing quite a lot, because most books really do need editing, no matter whether you self-publish or you don’t. Self-publishers usually can’t afford the level of editing that maybe you’d get […]