Lon.TV Podcast

Interviews

This is the official Lon.TV podcast. You'll hear audio versions of my weekly wrapup show and interviews with people behind some of the most interesting technology companies past and present! These are audio versions of the interviews I post on my YouTube channel at lon.tv. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lon-seidman/support

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This is the official Lon.TV podcast. You'll hear audio versions of my weekly wrapup show and interviews with people behind some of the most interesting technology companies past and present! These are audio versions of the interviews I post on my YouTube channel at lon.tv. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lon-seidman/support

Twitter:

@lonseidman

Language:

English


Episodes

How I Own and Control My Content with Indieweb Principles

12/21/2022
See the other videos in this series: http://lon.tv/mycontent - I thought I would do an update on my project to decentralize my content creation and consumption! In this video we look at my new linkblog and how I've applied #indieweb principles to my content creation by hosting it myself. See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww and subscribe ! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:40 - Recap of my Decentralization Project 01:26 - Blog.lon.tv 02:24 - Twitter Drama 04:04...

Duration:00:23:03

Commentary on YouTube Charging for 4k Access

10/6/2022
This week in addition to talking about an upcoming giveaway and other housekeeping items I did a brief analysis on the potential for YouTube to require a premium subscription for 4k videos. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lon-seidman/support

Duration:00:05:33

Interviews with NASA Scientists and Engineers Working on the Artemis Program

9/29/2022
Sponsored by Avelo Airlines - Follow them on Instagram! - http://lon.tv/avelo - Although the Artemis I mission was scrubbed we still managed to meet some very smart and enthusiastic scientists, engineers and astronauts working to bring humans back to the moon! See more space: http://lon.tv/space and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - intro 00:47 - Avelo Sponsorship - http://lon.tv/avelo 01:49 - SLS rocket on the pad, mission background 04:48 - Astronaut Shannon Walker...

Duration:00:25:20

Interview with Tyler the Antenna Man!

8/15/2022
My long awaited interview with the Antenna Man is here! We discuss the Antenna Man's beginnings, what to look for in a TV antenna, best practices for reception, ATSC 3.0 and a whole lot more. Be sure to check out his channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/antennaman and his website at http://antennamanpa.com ! VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:41 - The Antenna Man's Background 06:10 - UHF vs VHF 07:38 - What Impacts Signal Quality 08:38 - Omnidirectional Tuners 10:20 - Weather...

Duration:00:46:45

CableCARD: Is the End Upon Us?

7/13/2022
See more of my CableCARD related content: http://lon.tv/dvr2017 - The FCC lifted their requirement that CableCARDs be made available in 2020. We're now starting to see some evidence that major cable companies, beginning with Spectrum cable, are thinking about ditching them to make room for more upstream Internet bandwidth. The end, sadly, may soon be here. See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:23 - What Are...

Duration:00:15:28

We Need to Talk About the Future of the Weekly Wrapup Show

6/29/2022
The Weekly Wrapup show has changed a lot over the years and it's time to rethink it again based on its performance. The videos generally perform poorly vs. my regular content and I'd love to get your feedback on what you'd like to see in the future. Perhaps we stop doing it on a weekly basis and only when the right topics present themselves? I'd love your feedback. VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:24 - Creator Lifespan & Other Creator Content Struggles 02:54 - History of the Weekly Wrapup...

Duration:00:17:41

Tesla Autopilot: The Media Got the NHTSA Report All Wrong ..

6/22/2022
See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww - The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration issued a report in regards to car crashes from level 2 equipped self driving vehicles like Tesla's. Half of the report was spent urging the reader not to draw conclusions but that was exactly what the media did. We'll take a look at what's actually in the report in this video. Subscribe for more ! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:24 - History of Autopilot and Level 2...

Duration:00:23:59

Comcast Gigabit Pro Now at 6 Gigabits Per Second

6/15/2022
See more in this series: http://lon.tv/gigpro - This week Comcast doubled my Internet connection from 3 gigabits per second to 6 for no additional charge. It's pretty crazy but most services will still run below gigabit speeds due to internetwork capacity issues and interoperability agreements. See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:24 - Background 02:35 - Bring your own router 04:20 - Speed Tests and Internetwork...

Duration:00:15:29

Your Next Smartphone Might Use Satellites vs. Cellular Networks for Messaging

6/8/2022
See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww - This week we take a look at some strong rumors that Apple might be investing in a low earth orbiting satellite constellation for low bandwidth messaging. This would allow for iMessage text transmissions even in areas with no cellular coverage. We'll also look at some ways amateur radio operators do this already! See more in my radio series: http://lon.tv/sdr and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:25 - Did Apple buy...

Duration:00:15:08

What to Get When Your Boss Asks for a Livestream How To

6/1/2022
Find some of the items here: http://lon.tv/938uk (compensated affiliate link) - I've been asked to help out on a bunch of hybrid livestreams where a presenter is with a live audience but there are also remote viewers. Here is what I've found to work well most of the time. See more production videos: http://lon.tv/production and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 01:19 - Who's the Audience? 01:51 - Why Zoom vs. YouTube, Facebook, Teams, Meet, etc 04:32 - Zoom Pricing...

Duration:00:26:10

Alert: The "SMART" Copyright Act: Bots Will Stifle Speech & Creators

5/25/2022
We all know how broken automated copyright bots are. But that isn't stopping Congress from investigating a new law to have them work across the Internet. If passed a corporation can not only remove content but prevent anyone, anywhere from seeing it. It's SOPA / PIPA all over again. See more videos like this: http://lon.tv/ww and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:26 - Background 01:12 - Why Copyright Bots Don't Work and Stifle Speech 04:48 - SMART Act Legislation...

Duration:00:14:14

I Passed my Amateur Ham Radio Exam! Here's What I learned & What Radio I'm Starting With

5/18/2022
See more on this topic: http://lon.tv/sdr - I passed my amateur radio technician exam over the weekend and passed it! Here's what next and also how HAM radio is more restricted in what you can do versus the Internet. Here's the Anytone radio I purchased: http://lon.tv/trentsradio and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:36 - What's On The Test? 01:23 - Exam Study Resources 03:24 - Amateur Radio vs. The Internet 03:39 - No Anonymity 04:40 - No Encryption...

Duration:00:15:00

I took back control of my content with Wordpress, RSS and Email with Sendy

5/11/2022
Check out Sendy - http://lon.tv/sendy (compensated affiliate link) - See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww - Continuing with our discussion of how centralized independent content has become, I took some steps to reverse that direction for my stuff. I have a brand new blog at https://blog.lon.tv which will now be the "home base" for my written long and short form posts. I also have a new daily email newsletter. Subscribe for more! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:47...

Duration:00:27:15

7 Ideas for Elon Musk's Twitter

5/4/2022
See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww - Elon Musk is taking over Twitter. Some see it as a dangerous development, others see it as becoming a public square with unregulated free speech. The reality is Twitter may not be all that different.. Subscribe for more! http://lon.tv/s See more about my class: http://lon.tv/e52o VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:43 - The Deal 04:39 - Will The Deal Go Through? 05:24 - Musk’s Vision for Twitter 05:42 - Taking Twitter Private 06:42 - Human...

Duration:00:30:18

Getting a HAM Radio License in 2022 - How to Study and Find a Test!

4/27/2022
See more in this series: http://lon.tv/sdr - I've embarked on a journey to obtain an amateur radio technician license here in the USA. I'll talk about how to study, how to find a test, and why I'd like to get one. See more videos like this: http://lon.tv/ww and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:33 - Why? 02:31 - What can you do with a HAM license? 06:00 - How do study and get one? 07:02 - HamTestOnline.com 09:41 - License Types 10:34 - Radio Options 11:50 -...

Duration:00:15:07

One Click Emulation with Web Emulators! Classic Macs, Games, and More!

4/20/2022
See more retro stuff : http://lon.tv/retro - The other day I stumbled upon http://system7.app and was amazed by how fast it was able to boot up an emulated Mac Quadra from the mid 90's right inside my web browser. There's other sites out there hosting emulated Windows PCs and old video games - all running super fast even on lower end hardware. Subscribe for more! http://lon.tv/s Links: Mac emulator: http://System7.app & http://macos8.app PC Emulator: http://lon.tv/v86 Internet...

Duration:00:18:48

Internet YOUR Way with RSS Feeds: No algorithms or censorship! How to and Demonstration

4/13/2022
See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww - For well over a decade now I've been using RSS feeds to follow the news and my favorite content creators. RSS is a long running standard that presents content in a universal format that can used for aggregation, curation and syndication. I'll show how it works in this video. Subscribe for more ! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:55 - What is RSS? 03:32 - Finding Feeds 07:23 - Feed Readers 09:29 - How I Use The Bazqux...

Duration:00:23:29

Why Nobody Controls Podcasting

4/6/2022
See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww - This week my class will be looking at Podcasting - its history, how it works, and how hard it is to break into the medium. In many ways what Podcasting is today reflects the pre-platform Internet it emerged from. Subscribe for more! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:26 - What is a Podcast? 02:10 - Podcast History: The RSS Standard 05:47 - Dave Winer and the RSS Enclosure 08:37 - The iPad 09:44 - How I Discovered...

Duration:00:30:41

Social Shopping & Trust : Why Consumers Don't Trust Celebrity Influencers

3/30/2022
See my earlier video about Amazon's social shopping platform: http://lon.tv/amazonsocial - Social Shopping will be the next big thing in social media with Amazon, YouTube and Tiktok all jumping in. Social shopping already generates over $170 billion in sales in China. See more videos like this : http://lon.tv/ww and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 01:00 - Live social shopping in China 02:34 - Why people don't trust celebrity influencers 04:44 - Live Shopping...

Duration:00:18:57

Telegram App : What It is and How To Use It as a user and content creator

3/23/2022
See more videos like this one: http://lon.tv/ww - Telegram's popularity is growing exponentially. Those of us in the USA haven't been using it as much as other parts of the world but I recently spent some time in the app. In this video we'll look at its history and how it works. Subscribe for more! http://lon.tv/s VIDEO INDEX: 00:00 - Intro 00:26 - History of Telegram 02:19 - Russia Ban & Reinstatement 03:09 - Ownership & Investors 04:26 - Privacy & Security 06:00 - Government...

Duration:00:24:36