Spreaker Live Show with Rob Greenlee
About This Show
The Spreaker Live Show with Rob Greenlee is the official podcast from Spreaker and is for you the podcast creator and listener who love the freedom and openness of independent podcasting - since 2004. The show will cover Spreaker news, tools tips, podcasting trends, and interviews with leading podcast hosts and experts. The show is hosted by Rob Greenlee (@robgreenlee), Head of Content at Spreaker and Adore.fm, Inductee into the Academy of Podcasters 2017 Hall of Fame and co-hosted by Alex Exum (@alexexum). Rob is former EVP/CTO at PodcastOne and former manager of podcasts platform and content at Microsoft Xbox Live, Windows Media Center and Zune. Rob is also the co-host of “The New Media Show” every Sat morning at NewMediaShow.com. Co-hosted by Alex Exum (@alexexum). The show is streamed LIVE Every Wednesday at 3pm PST/6pm EST at SpreakerLiveShow.com.
Most Recent Episode
SLS122: Show Promotion & Podcast History
7 days ago
Spreaker Live Show #122 for Aug 9th, 2017
Show Duration: 55 minutes
Host: Rob Greenlee, Head of Content, Spreaker @robgreenlee - rob(at)spreaker(dotcom)
Co-Host: Alex Exum, Host of “The Exum Experience Podcast” on Spreaker
We stream LIVE every Weds at 3 Pacific /6pm EST from SpreakerLiveShow.com
-Show Promotion Strategies
-2004: Podcasting is Born History
-Court says patent troll didn’t invent podcasting!
-Spreaker Update: We are working on a new “Explorer” page design on our website
-Podcast Movement Event - http://PodcastMovement.com in August, will be in Anaheim, CA Aug 22-26
On the show today:
We discuss 2004: Podcasting is Born Stories
-Many new people in podcasting have a big misunderstanding on how this medium started
-Partially Correct: Adam Curry earned the nickname “Podfather” not by inventing podcasting, but by driving the digital-consumption model into the mainstream with his hit program Daily Source Code.
-Correct: Adam helped create the first RSS based “Podcatcher” application that triggered the automatic download and transfer of a media file (mp3) to a portable media player like iPod.
-Correct: Actual credit for the invention of the podcasting open syndication concept/model goes to Dave Winer. Software developer Winer helped create Really Simple Syndication (RSS) — a basic web like text document/feed simplifying the process of subscribing to websites and other online media. He used RSS to deliver his audio program.
-Incorrect: Apple created the Podcasting Medium
-Correct: Apple added Podcasts to iTunes June, 2005, almost a year after podcasting started in Aug/Sept 2004.
-Rob Greenlee’s Interview with Adam Curry in 2005 - http://web.archive.org/web/20130729211722id_/http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail581.html
We discuss “Court says patent troll didn’t invent podcasting?”
-A patent holder that went after podcasters in 2013 has lost its appeal before the Federal Circuit. In 2015, the Electronic Frontier Foundation successfully petitioned the US Patent and Trademark Office to invalidate parts of Personal Audio, LLC’s patent, arguing that they were not the first to invent a “system for disseminating media content representing episodes in a serialized sequence.”
-For example, in 2011, a jury awarded Personal Audio $8 million from Apple over a patent on downloadable playlists. But the podcasting patent itself became particularly notorious after