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Last Build Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 13:18:20 PDT

Copyright: Content available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License

CTD for August 28, 2007

Tue, 28 Aug 2007 13:18:20 PDT

You probably didn't notice, but I'd taken a hiatus from podcasting since last March. Then this summer a business opportunity provided an imperative to no longer outsource our audio production so I went on a hunt for some new audio...

CTD for March 28, 2007

Wed, 28 Mar 2007 13:08:02 PDT

Interview with Mike Shaver, Mozilla Corporation The Mozilla Corporation's CEO, Mitchell Baker, recently published a Mozilla Manifesto providing a guiding set of principles that sets out a vision of the Internet as a piece of infrastructure that is open, accessible...

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CTD for March 11, 2007

Sun, 11 Mar 2007 14:41:13 PDT

Are you blessed with a child (or yourself) who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)? Then you might want to listen to this week's podcast where one guy who has ADD discusses it and his...

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CTD for February 10, 2007

Sat, 10 Feb 2007 12:14:37 PST

A brief podcast about Skype...the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) computer telephony software. In this show, I explain why I'm BOTH enthused and dismayed by Skype: a) Skype is a quiet and therefore tension-reducing product enhancing voice communications making them...

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CTD for September 16, 2006

Sat, 16 Sep 2006 16:39:35 PDT

This week's podcast discusses microjets while next to the Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, MN. In December of 2004 I wrote a post entitled Get Ready for a Revolution in Air Travel. No one seemingly cared except those handful...

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CTD for September 4, 2006

Mon, 04 Sep 2006 14:50:45 PDT

Mention of Getting Things Done by David Allen; a fair amount about Skype; advertising in-game and in-world (video games and virtual world's like Second Life) and NOT interfering with game play; and a mention of an article in The Register...

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CTD for August 19, 2006

Sat, 19 Aug 2006 16:41:15 PDT

Today's podcast is the first one I've done since May 23rd...nearly three months ago. No, I'm not going to do one "once per quarter" as some have suggested, but I've just been too busy to focus on it *and* I've...

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CTD for May 23, 2006

Tue, 23 May 2006 13:54:07 PDT

This week's podcast is a bit rambling...but discusses such things as community, net neutrality and the exploding number of Web 2.0 applications. As promised for the show notes, the following links are provided: Richard MacManus' post listing Web 2.0 lists...

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CTD for April 21, 2006

Fri, 21 Apr 2006 11:44:24 PDT

A quick catch up podcast ('s been awhile). On this show it's about the path I've been on and, especially, how many of the things I've been learning about social connectedness, human consciousness, striving for meaning and other basic wisdom...

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CTD for March 3, 2006

Fri, 03 Mar 2006 13:15:22 PST

It's been a few weeks since I've done a podcast. I've been busier than a one-armed, wallpaper hanger but had a bit of time this afternoon and have really been missing it -- so here you go. I'm geared up...

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CTD for February 5, 2006

Sun, 05 Feb 2006 14:53:13 PST

No...I'm not wearing a tinfoil hat but instead am connecting the dots. This week's dots are U.S. intent on geopolitical, space and cyberspace dominance. The pieces are falling in to place to ensure that, over time, the ability to control...

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CTD for January 21, 2006

Sat, 21 Jan 2006 14:21:52 PST

Lots to discuss: A Whole New Mind The Singularity is Near Entrevis Heartland Circle Newsvine Raising of the collective consciousness, Participation, participation, participation (did I mention participation?). Download or listen to this week's podcast

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CTD for January 10, 2006

Tue, 10 Jan 2006 17:08:35 PST

Perspective on the Microsoft, Google and Yahoo CES announcements; Apple's announcement today; and a brief discussion about what I'm seeing with innovation and how that ties in to my great, great Grandfather's store: Borsch's Cheap * Cash * Store. Download...

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CTD for December 31, 2005

Sat, 31 Dec 2005 15:13:39 PST

Has it really been a year of my blogging and podcasting? An end of the year podcast discussing blogging, podcasting, citizen media, the flight of ad dollars from traditional media to internet-centric offerings, and being on the threshold of a...

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CTD for December 21, 2005

Wed, 21 Dec 2005 19:03:12 PST

a) Discussing the revelation of how President Bush authorized the National Security Agency (NSA) to spy domestically inside of the United States *and* what is possible with the rumored supersecret Echelon and its technology; b) Fantastico as an add-on to...

CTD for December 11, 2005

Sun, 11 Dec 2005 14:59:01 PST

Quick discussion of choosing our path in life as well as organizing the tsunami of data and content that threatens to drown us all. The tool Devonthink is discussed. Download or listen to this week's podcast

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CTD for December 5, 2005

Mon, 05 Dec 2005 18:19:50 PST

Gadgets are discussed but mainly meditation, science and Steve's pending next step. This photo (one of my favorites that I call "Morning Storm Approaching") is a metaphor for where my head is at right now: a beautiful sunrise means a...

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CTD for November 27, 2005: Show me the way...

Sun, 27 Nov 2005 21:30:18 PST

In the now classic Christmas movie "It's a Wonderful Life," George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) feeling trapped in "this crummy little town" has his world crash down around him. In Martini's bar, he talks to God praying to please "show me...

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CTD for November 20, 2005

Sun, 20 Nov 2005 13:53:07 PST

The topics of this week's show are: a) The Audible "new format" announcement and its impact on podcasters, b) Tapping in to the Collective Consciousness for Fun & Profit, c) Connecting (with people...not dots). Listen to or Download this week's...

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CTD for November 13, 2005

Sat, 12 Nov 2005 13:06:01 PST

With literally a day spent wandering along the south shore of Lake Superior and down through the middle of Wisconsin, I had a lot of time to think, experience, wonder and explore. Several of my musings were around internet connectivity...

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CTD for November 7, 2005

Mon, 07 Nov 2005 19:31:03 PST

Recorded on the M-Audio Microtrack...this week's show discusses Web 2.0-like web services and more about the "dirty little secret" of performance with them. I'm a user of several different web services (Flickr, Typepad, Gmail, Bigstep) and am growing increasingly anxious...

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CTD for October 30, 2005: Dad's new computer

Sun, 30 Oct 2005 18:15:09 PST

It's all about Dad (my 79 year old computing father). This week's show is about dumping an old PC with a HUGE old 17" CRT in favor of a new Mac mini and a 19" Acer LCD monitor (less than...

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CTD for October 22, 2005

Sat, 22 Oct 2005 15:07:19 PDT

All the top superheroes listen to Connecting the Dots Apple's Aperture, Who is controlling the internet?, Quantum Dots and LED lighting plus a brief audio demo of microphones (AudioTechnica's ATR55 and Pro24 mikes) to complement my new field recorder (the...

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CTD On The Road in New York City, October 16, 2005

Sun, 16 Oct 2005 18:09:06 PDT

This week's show from New York City comes comments about the ZDNet Digital Life show at the Jacob Javits center; Streamload...a company with a business model to address the exploding world of personal media; and a few musings about publishers...

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CTD from Web 2.0 in San Francisco for Oct. 9, 2005

Sun, 09 Oct 2005 19:41:06 PDT

A podcast after the close of the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Tim O'Reilly's Web 2.0 White Paper which came out a few days before the conference Blogger's write about the Web 2.0 Conference Coverage about the Web 2.0...

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CTD for October 2, 2005 (M-Audio MicroTrack review)

Sun, 02 Oct 2005 16:24:09 PDT

This week's show covers my new toy: the M-Audio MicroTrack portable compact flash recorder. For those of you who have listened to my podcast for awhile, you'll know that I've been on-the-hunt for a small, phantom powered, brain-dead-simple-to-operate device for...

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CTD for September 26, 2005

Mon, 26 Sep 2005 11:13:52 PDT

Topics are: GoogleNet, Personalization, Recommendation, Predictive Analytics & Serendipity. I asked and you responded. Last show I requested that people email me and tell me if there was an interest in a multi-topic podcast...or a single one. Doing a single...

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CTD for September 18, 2005

Sun, 18 Sep 2005 17:48:42 PDT

Photography Fest from the Brainerd Lakes area in Northern Minnesota. This Fest is *not* an officially sanctioned photo event by the National Geographic Society. Rather it's 3 guys getting together at one of the guys lake home in northern Minnesota...

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CTD for September 12, 2005

Mon, 12 Sep 2005 17:05:44 PDT

This week's show talks about the new John Batelle book "The Search". The show also features those topics which hit Steve Borsch's radar screen this week. Radar Screen is a segment that adds some "color" around the blog posts from...

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CTD for September 5, 2005

Mon, 05 Sep 2005 10:48:29 PDT

Talk about the web host BlueHost and tools for hosters called cPanel and the fabulous Fantastico, as well as items around New Orleans (and the blogger from there called The Interdictor). The show also features those topics which hit Steve...

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CTD for August 28, 2005

Sun, 28 Aug 2005 13:01:21 PDT

This week's podcast is a brief discussion about Mac OS X vs. Windows vs. Linux from one person's perspective. Frustration started with an attempt to install Linspire (a Linux distro) but it hung...creating a cascade of events with effort to...

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CTD for August 19, 2005

Fri, 19 Aug 2005 17:09:32 PDT

It's a podcast from the 5th Annual Dad & Son Adventure. Up at a cabin on the north shore of Lake Superior for the weekend, Alex and his Dad record this week's podcast. Besides goofing around (and Alex dissing his...

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CTD for August 14, 2005

Sun, 14 Aug 2005 14:56:26 PDT

Topics: Intelligent Design vs. Evolution; PodcastMN meetup; a new segment called "Radar Screen" which covers several of the past week's events that hit Steve's radar screen and were worthy of more thought and perspective. Washington Post UPDATE 8/14/05, 9:33pm: Harvard...

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CTD for August 12, 2005: iRiver iFP899 Test

Fri, 12 Aug 2005 19:55:57 PDT

In an ongoing quest to find an affordable and high quality portable podcasting device, I make a brief recording with the iRiver iFP899 and the AudioTechnica ATR55 shotgun, powered, condenser microphone with mini-plug. After investing about two hours trying out...

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CTD for August 7, 2005

Sun, 07 Aug 2005 15:31:12 PDT

INCENTIVES AND FEAR: This week's show is going to take a bit of a twist on connecting the dots and hopefully will act as a wakeup call. The focus is on seemingly benign moves that could become a threat to...

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CTD for July 29, 2005

Fri, 29 Jul 2005 15:55:49 PDT

Bandwidth discussion with excerpts from Adam Curry's Daily Source Code, Mike O'Connor's Sex & Podcasting, a snippet from John Furrier's Podtech series and a Podshow Podsafe Music Network artist The Ride Theory and their song "I'm On Board". MP3 File

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CTD for July 24, 2005

Sun, 24 Jul 2005 15:46:00 PDT

This week's show covers the Technorati "monetizing controversy", the internet as collective consciousness and a great new podsafe music site with a tune by Lisa Bell. MP3 File

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CTD for July 17, 2005

Sun, 17 Jul 2005 15:45:00 PDT

Today's show cover's "Connecting the Dots is live on iTunes!"; quick snippet from Dr. Moira Gunn's Tech Nation interview with author Harry Dent as well as one from Diggnation's podcast. Lastly, an interesting moment (which happened during recording) where Steve...

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CTD for July 9, 2005

Sat, 09 Jul 2005 15:44:00 PDT

Today's show discusses Steve and family's trip to Japan during the July 4th week. A little bit of tech talk, impressions of the country, and areas of Tokyo -- with some tips for you if you're traveling out of the...

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CTD for June 26, 2005

Sun, 26 Jun 2005 15:44:00 PDT

A spirited team of leaders from a diverse group of organizations convened in Redondo Beach, California June 20-23, 2005. The goal? To successfully complete the Spencer/Shenk/Capers & Associates (SSCA) "Leadership Process: Motivating Achievement" workshop led by Dan Collett and Susan...

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CTD for June 12, 2005

Sun, 12 Jun 2005 15:43:00 PDT

Today's show covers (Minnesota Speak); Eric Rice and an "Edirol update"; (shortlist of Minnesota podcasters); and my friend George and some stuff around audio streaming and recording. MP3 File

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CTD for June 7, 2005

Tue, 07 Jun 2005 15:43:00 PDT

A 10 minute podcast discussing my new toy: the Edirol R1, portable WAVE/MP3 Recorder/Player. This is quite a nice, small, compact field recorder that I'm just beginning to understand. Not yet fully pleased with the results I've achieved, but it's...

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CTD for June 5, 2005

Sun, 05 Jun 2005 15:42:00 PDT

Today's 10 minute show discusses the Griffin radioSHARK. A couple of recorded snippets are included so you can hear the quality. Ends with a brief overview of This Week in Tech (TWIT) from the former show staff of The Screen...

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CTD for May 18, 2005

Wed, 18 May 2005 15:41:00 PDT

A second podcast (15 minutes, 24 seconds) on a speech by Bill Moyers' speech to the National Conference for Media Reform as well as a brief rant about the secret Patriot II Congressional discussions occurring and that mainstream media aren't...

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The Man Who Planted Trees

Sun, 15 May 2005 15:41:00 PDT

Not really a podcast per se...but this is a story that touched me. The Man Who Planted Trees By Jean Giono (Translation from French by Peter Doyle). One person can change the world... MP3 File

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CTD for May 14, 2005

Sat, 14 May 2005 15:40:00 PDT

A brief (and first official) podcast on my adventure today playing "Johnny Appleseed" for a couple of people with whom I interacted... MP3 File

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Conjuring Mr. X

Sun, 08 May 2005 15:39:00 PDT

Not really a first podcast...but my son and I were goofing around with our setup and I told him a scary story. He encouraged me to record it and I added spooky music and sound effects for fun. MP3 File

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PROMO: Connecting the Dots Podcast

Sat, 07 May 2005 15:02:00 PDT

What is Connecting the Dots podcast? Hear a short promo for this weekly show covering a wide array of topics resulting from miscellaneous observations of Steve Borsch. Download MP3 file

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