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My new thing

It dawned on me recently. I have a great smartphone. I have a long commute and have gotten pretty sick of the repetitive nature of most radio stations. What should I do, then?

The current solution I’m trying out are podcasts. For those of you who don’t know, podcasts are  RSS/RSS-like subscriptions to audio broadcasts, rather than blog/news posts. I’m still trying to figure out what to listen to, but I have found that I’m a big fan of NPR’s Radiolab. I’m also trying out PBS/Nova’s scienceNow podcast, TWiT’s Futures in Biotech, and NPR’s Marketplace.

I’ve gotten a few additional recommendations over Twitter which I will try out soon, but would love to hear any other recommendations that people might have on podcasts covering:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Business
  • Cleantech

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7 Comments

  1. Ben Ben

    It is NOT my friend 😛

  2. Andrew Andrew

    Oh, I love Radiolab!
    You should try NPR’s Planet Money – economics explained by some of the people behind This American Life.
    http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/

  3. Ben Ben

    Thanks for the recommendation — I’ll give it a shot

  4. Ben Ben

    Thanks for the recommendation, I’ll give it a shot!

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