Slug: geekery-ahead Date: 2004-09-17 Title: Geekery Ahead layout: post

Ok, I'm going to geek out for a minute here… I've been listening to Adam Curry's feed of audio posts today, and noted that he often mentions links to other's sites on the "show" (he is a blogger, after all).

It occured to me that it would be interesting if Adam's DSC posts included lists of the links he mentioned, as footnotes or something. Then I thought of a better idea: encode the link in the comments field of the mp3 file – trickier to implement but oh-so-very-cool. Looking ahead, I could see a piece of audio-posting software that would let you drag a link onto it while recording, and it would add the link to the output file's meta data, perhaps also adding the time the link was inserted:

[hh:mm:ss] Harold Gilchrist, Poolside <http ://radio.weblogs.com/0100368/2004/08/18.html<

Then (again thinking ahead) our media reader/audioblog client would read the list and present it to us so we could follow along while listening. Yeah, that would be cool.