Todd Cochrane

Geek News Central

Web Talk
46 minutes, 21.2mb, recorded 2005-06-06
Topics: Media Podcasting
Todd Cochrane
Rob Greenlee, host of Web Talk, speaks with Todd Cochrane, host of the Geek News Central Podcast and Weblog. Todd is also the author of the first book on podcasting entitled Podcasting: The Do-It-Yourself Guide.

Todd tells us about his podcast and his work with the Tech Podcasts Network. He also talks about how his new book can help aspiring podcasters, explains the coming wave of topic-based podcast networks, and he shares his vision for podcasting over the next few years.

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Todd Cochrane works in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he lives with his wife Shoko and their four children. His professional background is in Aviation Electronics and has served for 21 years in the United States Navy.

His ongoing professional and personal interest in new technologies keeps him abreast of the latest developments in the technology world. His interest in podcasting has it roots from nearly 15 years of participating in different online communities. Before the advent of the Internet, he enabled people to share ideas and data by running a dial-up bulletin board.

He developed a personal weblog in 2001. In 2002, he launched the popular technology news site Geek News Central. After learning about podcasting in late 2004, he quickly started his own show and now has one of the most popular technology news-based podcasts.

Since starting the Geek News Central podcast, he launched Podcast Connect, Inc. in 2005. Podcast Connect is working to implement unique podcasting opportunities. He is also a founder of the fast growing Tech Podcast Network.

This presentation is from the IT Conversations Web Talk series, hosted and produced by Rob Greenlee.

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