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What is podcasting? 
One of most misunderstood phrases, because people think you need to have an ipod to listen.
Audio or video on a webpage that has a web feed.
Different from static html page with audio/video piece on the site.
The feed is the key.
Feed allows you to subscribe to the audio or video on the website
The critical distinction is âpushâ vs. âpullâ. Podcasting automatically feeds or âpushesâ new audio/video files into your system (like I-Tunes) rather than requiring you to search for these files and download (âpushâ) them on your own.
Mary Weld makes her argument for towing cars that are in violation of Cambridge parking codes. Despite consistent interruption from a certain turtle-neck-clad instructor, the speech is a rousing success.
Joel Schellhamer recorded a podcast on the wind energy industry in Martha's Vineyard.