Automatic Weather Podcast

With the rising popularity of podcasting, I’ve been thinking about automated information sources that might be interesting. How about the weather? RSSWeather.com provides RSS weather feeds for different cities. FeedSpeaker is a new .Net application that uses Microsoft’s Speech API to “speak” RSS feeds, recording the results in MP3 format. This is a manual process, but one could easily create a service that did this automatically. Imagine syncing your MP3 player in the morning and catching the day’s weather forecast. (Or you could buy online imitrex just turn on your AM radio, but that’s old school.) Here are some samples…

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Podcasts of Interest

I’ve been finding more and more podcasts out there and listening to as many as possible on my new Zen Touch. The problem — as others have pointed out — is not having enough hours in the day to listen to all of this. In Bloglines I subscribe to about 180 feeds, but I do a lot of skimming which lets me keep up. With audio, I’ve realized I need to be more selective on the feeds I follow. With that in mind, here are podcasts that I’ve found consistently interesting: Brainwagon is Mark VandeWettering talking about a variety of…

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