As part of the SCALE podcast we’re working on I’ve been interviewing many of the exhibitors who joined us at SCALE 3x. It is amazing how many of them ask “will you be streaming this or podcasting it?”
Archive for March, 2005
Apparently identity thiefs do not have to sort through your garbage / mail for your personal information instead they can just hold a contest or a survey and get almost all the info they need. link
Looks like AdSense only got smart for about a day…. It seems to have begun posting ads for blog services again.
BoingBoing is reporting that Slashdot has blocked access to their RSS feed for ETech attendees. Apparently this has happened in the past. I guess its not a huge issues, but wouldnt transparent squid proxy be able to prevent things like this out of the box? Just cache the RSS feed for the ammount of time. I’m sure it would be useful for other sites too, not to mention that the pipe there must be getting saturated. I’m sure people are downloaing, browsing, and VoIPing like crazy at a conference like ETech. I know they were at SCALE and we’re only 2 days. ETech is 4.
I was actually thinking of heading down for the show, but I couldnt afford it (its still around $500~ even with the 65% student discount). The talks look very interesting and I’m sure its worth the money, its just out of my budget. Hopefully IT Conversations will podcast them.