Posts Tagged ‘ barriers to adoption ’

Why Podcasting Never Killed the Radio Star in China

Aug 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, Podcast Distribution

At the Digital Watch blog, Steven Lin has posted an interesting article looking at Why Podcasting Never Killed the Radio Star in China: Three years ago, an article from Time magazine changed my life. “Will Podcasting Kill the Radio Star?”The idea of a automatically-downloaded multi-media feed changing the new media landscape blew my mind. In […]

One In Five Homes Not Likely To Twitter, Podcast Anytime Soon

May 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General

If you’ve ever wondered why technologies popular with first adopters, like podcasting or Twitter, are adopted more slowly by general users, you don’t have to look much further than the latest research from Parks Associates. They found that roughly one-fifth of all U.S. heads-of-household have never used e-mail. Their annual phone survey of U.S. households […]

Twittering Costs More Using The Hubble Space Telescope

May 14th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPhone

Think text-messaging plans for mobile phones are a scam? A University of Leicester space scientist has worked out that sending texts via mobile phones costs more than sending data via the Hubble Space Telescope. He worked out the cost of obtaining a megabyte of data from Hubble – and compared that with the cost of […]