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Saturday, May 26, 2007

One small step for an incompetent

Ian Reeves, who's one of the contributors to Word, got me interested in the idea of video podcasting. I thought it might be interesting to see how it might work with my column in Media Guardian about magazines. After all, magazines aren't just vessels for "content". They're three dimensional interactive devices with touch and feel at their heart. So I've had a go all on my own. This is about the launches of Portfolio and Monocle. Anyone who wants to subscribe can just put this link into the "subscribe to podcast" box under the "advanced" tab on their iTunes menu. I love podcasting and we've put a lot of work into the Word podcasts. It's very gratifying to see how popular they seem to be. I've still no idea how they work and every step we've made has been an agonising achievement of trial and error. If anybody wants to tell me what I'm doing wrong and how to fix it I'll buy them a drink.