On the Pod with Mark Jones

Welome to another episode of “On the Pod” in which we talk with Mark Jones, Deputy Managing Director at IDG Communications, which is probably the largest publisher of “IT” magazines in Australia and NZ. Mark also maintains the “filtered” blog where he writes about “technology, media and marketing grit”.

In this episode we talk to Mark about print magazines, email newsletters, the death of the fourth estate and the rise of the new publishing paradigms like RSS, weblogs and podcats.

Merry Xmas to all our listeners

G’day everyone…and a merry xmas to one and all from Mick and Cam at G’day World…

Thnx for listening in to us ramble on about…well…stuff, and a big special thnx to all of you out there that we have interviewed or ambushed over the past few weeks as well as those of you that we have organised to interview over the coming weeks.

We hope you all have a great xmas and get all of the presents that you emailed Santa for…may your beer never run out and your barbeques always run hot…

G’day…from Mick and Cam

“Aussie Jingle Bells”
Dashing through the bush, in a rusty Holden Ute,
Kicking up the dust, esky in the boot,
Kelpie by my side, singing Christmas songs,
It’s Summer time and I am in my singlet, shorts and thongs

Oh! Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way,
Christmas in Australia on a scorching summers day, Hey!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, Christmas time is beaut !,
Oh what fun it is to ride in a rusty Holden Ute.

Engine’s getting hot; we dodge the kangaroos,
The swaggie climbs aboard, he is welcome too.
All the family’s there, sitting by the pool,
Christmas Day the Aussie way, by the barbecue.

Oh! Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way,
Christmas in Australia on a scorching summers day, Hey!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, Christmas time is beaut!,
Oh what fun it is to ride in a rusty Holden Ute.

Come the afternoon, Grandpa has a doze,
The kids and Uncle Bruce, are swimming in their clothes.
The time comes ’round to go, we take the family snap,
Pack the car and all shoot through, before the washing up.

Oh! Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way,
Christmas in Australia on a scorching summers day, Hey!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, Christmas time is beaut!,
Oh what fun it is to ride in a rusty Holden ute

xmas koala

PS. Oh yeah….spread some xmas cheer our way, and go and vote for us over at Podcast Alley 😉

Gday World Podcast :: Show #4

00:00 G’Day World intro with tune “D24” courtesy of Melbourne band Spruiker 00:20 Mick and Cam ramble on about a little known Australian animal, ice cream, Mick’s last days at work, On the Pod and a few other things 09:00 The winners of the Dendy free passes 10:30 How to speak Aussie 13:30 Cam’s shrink has heard about podcasting 16:00 Update on Aussie companies blogging (or lack thereof) 20:00 Cam channels Elvis 20:30 Our thoughts on MSN Desktop Search 27:00 One of us makes the switch to Firefox! 30:00 Mindmanager X5 Pro review 35:30 The Right-Click Generation 38:00 The Gday World TV Show??? 39:00 What’s on Google Zeitgeist 44:00 File sharing: eDonkey vs WinMX 45:00 An announcement about a world first. The Gday-a-thon 49:00 New versions of Doppler and Skype 51:30 Skypecasting 59:00 Update on the 2005 Australian Blogging Conference 1:01:00 Walmarts $498 laptop 1:20:00 A quick On the Pod ambush with Marc from mindcaster blog

On the Pod with Jim Stewart

“On the Pod” show number seven is a ten minute ambush of Jim Stewart who is the man behind Stew Art Media.

Jim has been streaming media to the web since 1998 when he ran a daily technology news show that used to get 40,000 unique listeners per month during the dotcom era!!!!!! Holy crap!!!!! Thats not bad…its just under what the G’day World podcast is getting…we wish 😉

Listen in while he takes us through the trials and tribulations of running a media streaming company in the golden era and a lot more…

On the Pod with Mike Vallender

Tune in and listen to one of our longer interview sessions that we recorded last weekend (and our sixth “On the Pod” session) with Mike Vallender.

Mike is currently Managing Director of successful CSIRO spin out Windlab Systems Pty Ltd, now a private company creating an international reputation as a commercial leader in wind energy services.

Mike also serves as Chairperson for Australian Intranets Pty Ltd, Effectual.biz Pty Ltd and Vallender.Com Pty Ltd.

In December 1999, as Managing Director of HotCopper Australia Limited, Mike achieved a successful Initial Public Offering on the Australian Stock Exchange returning up to 600% for its original seed investors. He then led the public company through an on market merger with Bourse Data Limited (three weeks later!!!), a leading sharemarket information services company, and was appointed as its CEO.

Bourse Data Hotcopper was then sold to St. George Bank late in 2001, and Mike was appointed as the CEO of the newly aquired division.

Mike’s other credits include the establishment of the wholesale services division at Australia’s then largest ISP, OzEmail, where he was Cameron’s manager for a year.

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