“We're a new global media company”
Doesn't really mean much in 2022, does it?
“We figured out how to website and send emails” 👏👏👏
Dodgy podcast rss feeds: oh i knowtwitter.com
“after all of last evening's argy-bargy”
Spotify indexes 5,523,475 podcasts
🎙 I recently had a chat about podcasting and OP3 with @jerodsanto and @adamstac on the @changelog network. Probably the best "why OP3?" discussion to date.
Was great to talk with experienced & thoughtful folks that have been podcasting for a long time!Changelog Master Feedpod.link
Hit nearly 600 http 500 error responses on new episodes from @libsyn yesterday, very unusual (usually zero)
Didn't see anything on their status page, but wondering if Libsyn was having some hiccups yesterday
Ooh, with a tweaked text design. Podcast News with Lemonada Media section looks a bit cramped, but overall I like it @JamesCridland !twitter.com
🚀 Just launched ejm.sh - convert data from any url into JSON
Intended to be used with ECMAScript JSON Module support in 🦕 Deno/Node/browsers, e.g. to statically import an immutable yaml file converted to JSON
But it's JSON, so useful from fetch/xhr/anywhere
Podcasting's made it, October 2022 edition: wormed its way into a sitting British PM's conference speech
“They taxi from North London townhouses to the BBC studio to dismiss anyone challenging the status quo. From broadcast to podcast, they peddle the same old answers.”twitter.com
I love how some of the core interactions in podcasting (fetching feeds over and over, bulk downloading new episodes from many devices all over the world at the same time) can quite rightly be viewed as ddos traffictwitter.com
"An update on GCP and our future direction..."twitter.com
“[Spoken word, in the future] will be easy to find, easy to listen to, and easy to share. Every requirement/roadblock you put in between, every mandatory button press, every obstacle, reduces its utility and diminishes its chances for success.”It’s Time To “Ask Eric Anything,” 2022 Editionaudioinsurgent.substack.com
“The whole way we think about podcast listeners needs a reset. We’ve become so obsessed by big numbers in publishing, from visits to social ‘engagement’. Some of the audience stats touted by publishers in recent years have been, frankly, utter bollocks.”We need to talk about podcast listener numbersvoices.media
Um, what an enclosure url! Prefixed to the max, 1053 characters, over 1kb!
@PodcastOne, would it be possible to put some validation into your CMS to prevent this kind of thing?
About 1 in every 66 new podcast episodes published in September supported chapters! 📖📖📖
While still a small percentage, it's up a bunch since February - and usage of the @PodcastindexOrg json-based chapters more than doubled 📈Statistics about Podcast Chapterslivewire.io
“The pumpkin spice industry”
“The standards are in a continual state of review” said Eric John, vice president of the media center at the IAB. “We’re trying to ski to where the puck is going ultimately, and we’re going to make standards to match the industry’s needs”
ski to the puck?? playing the wrong gametwitter.com
“he's smart as paint”
What additional request info should OP3 capture?
We capture/store almost nothing at the moment. Every additional attribute we store makes the dataset more interesting & useful, but I don't want to violate listeners expectations for a service like this.What additional request attributes should we capture? · Discussion #7 · skymethod/op3 · GitHubgithub.com
6 million uniques, a month!
I wonder what User Agent these apps send?
Quick: someone using theOP3: The Open Podcast Prefix Projectop3.dev prefix buy a few listens this way and we can investigate...twitter.com
And yet, the Apple Podcasts app in the final version of iOS 16 released to the public does not utilize this new constanttwitter.com
Served 1.2k requests with 0 errors so far...twitter.com