RizWords – Daily Politics and Tech – EP57

RizWords – Daily Politics and TechEpisode 57 – download now – subscribe now – review us on iTunes! A member of the TechPodcast Network @ techpodcast.com. If it’s Tech, it’s here. Remember, if you’re listening on the podcast recording, you can call into the show live if you tune in through TalkShoe.com at 2:30 PM EST every weekday. If you like the podcast (and you haven’t already given us a rating), head over and do so, and don’t forget to sign up for the discussion list. Other Podcast Plugs: TalkGirls comes on Tuesday nights. Check out the TalkGirls Podcast … it’s good times! Cotolo Chronicles: Frank is a good friend of the show, and an associate of the late great Wolfman Jack. Check out his podcast. NewsReal: Good friend to Art and I – has one of the best hours of news podcast each week. You Are the Guest: Bill Grady turns the microphone on the internet’s most interesting people. Sponsors: Try GoToMeeting for 45 days! Visit www.GoToMeeting.com/podcast to start your free trial today. J. Douglas Barker – Voice-overs for you! www.romancingthetone.com Hey. As I mentioned on the blog earlier this week, we’re the number three rated podcast on TalkShoe.com right now. Read more about it here. Our new found celebrity status is getting people to write us. Email us with that link to get your letter read on the show! We had a heck of a time with the show today. TalkShoe burped on us, and we lost the first iteration of the show. The second attempt was much better. It was a day of light technical stories...

RizWords – Daily Politics and Tech – EP41

RizWords – Daily Politics and TechEpisode 41 – download now – subscribe now A member of the TechPodcast Network @ techpodcast.com. If it’s Tech, it’s here. Remember, if you’re listening on the podcast recording, you can call into the show live if you tune in through TalkShoe.com at 2:30 PM EST every weekday. If you like the podcast (and you haven’t already given us a rating), head over and do so, and don’t forget to sign up for the discussion list. Other Podcast Plugs: TalkGirls comes on Tuesday nights. Check out the TalkGirls Podcast … it’s good times! Cotolo Chronicles: Frank is a good friend of the show, and an associate of the late great Wolfman Jack. Check out his podcast. NewsReal: Good friend to Art and I – has one of the best hours of news podcast each week. You Are the Guest: Bill Grady turns the microphone on the internet’s most interesting people. Sponsors: Try GoToMeeting for 45 days! Visit www.GoToMeeting.com/podcast to start your free trial today. AACS – Guaranteed improved credit – http://aacsnet.com/ – Mention RizWords and get $50 off your entry to the program. Art Lindsey, still heavily medicated yet still forging forward, returns as co-host in this One-Hour Special before the possible one week hiatus. We get the show kicked off with Vonage Crap coverage: Vonage gets a marketing chiefWe ordinarily wouldn’t make much about a service provider’s new chief marketing officer, except the service provider in question is Vonage, which needs new marketing ideas in the same way that a wildfire needs water. Jamie Haenggi joined Vonage in November from ADT, the alarm...

RizWords – Daily Politics and Tech – EP40

RizWords – Daily Politics and TechEpisode 40 – download now – subscribe now A member of the TechPodcast Network @ techpodcast.com. If it’s Tech, it’s here. Remember, if you’re listening on the podcast recording, you can call into the show live if you tune in through TalkShoe.com at 2:30 PM EST every weekday. If you like the podcast (and you haven’t already given us a rating), head over and do so, and don’t forget to sign up for the discussion list. Other Podcast Plugs: TalkGirls comes on Tuesday nights. Check out the TalkGirls Podcast … it’s good times! Cotolo Chronicles: Frank is a good friend of the show, and an associate of the late great Wolfman Jack. Check out his podcast. NewsReal: Good friend to Art and I – has one of the best hours of news podcast each week. You Are the Guest: Bill Grady turns the microphone on the internet’s most interesting people. Sponsors: Try GoToMeeting for 45 days! Visit www.GoToMeeting.com/podcast to start your free trial today. AACS – Guaranteed improved credit – http://aacsnet.com/ – Mention RizWords and get $50 off your entry to the program. James Smith, DC Manager at Layered Technologies joins me today as guest co-host in Art Lindsey’s absence. Art is still out on medical leave. In other personal news, we have scheduled a c-section with my wife for Friday, and as such, I will likely put the show on hiatus starting 5/11/2007 for about a week. Stay tuned to Thursday’s show for more information on that. James brings us this news item to kick off the show: Google is at it again...

RizWords – Daily Politics and Tech – EP38

RizWords – Daily Politics and TechEpisode 38 – download now – subscribe now Special guest co-host Bill Grady of You are the Guest joins me today. A member of the TechPodcast Network @ techpodcast.com. If it’s Tech, it’s here. Remember, if you’re listening on the podcast recording, you can call into the show live if you tune in through TalkShoe.com at 2:30 PM EST every weekday. If you like the podcast (and you haven’t already given us a rating), head over and do so, and don’t forget to sign up for the discussion list. Other Podcast Plugs: TalkGirls comes on Tuesday nights. Check out the TalkGirls Podcast … it’s good times! Cotolo Chronicles: Frank is a good friend of the show, and an associate of the late great Wolfman Jack. Check out his podcast. NewsReal: Good friend to Art and I – has one of the best hours of news podcast each week. You Are the Guest: Bill Grady turns the microphone on the internet’s most interesting people. Sponsors: Try GoToMeeting for 45 days! Visit www.GoToMeeting.com/podcast to start your free trial today. AACS – Guaranteed improved credit – http://aacsnet.com/ – Mention RizWords and get $50 off your entry to the program. Back in my BlipMedia days, we did a quote for the Pentagon that was in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Needless to say, they’re not taking our bid, opting into the good ol’ boy’s network @ 18 mil, instead: Pentagon phone system to go VoIP A major renovation to the Pentagon has taken a VoIP twist. The Department of Defense has awarded General Dynamics an $18.4 million...

RizWords – Daily Politics and Tech – EP36

RizWords – Daily Politics and TechEpisode 36 – download now – subscribe now – iTunes subscribe A member of the TechPodcast Network @ techpodcast.com. If it’s Tech, it’s here. Remember, if you’re listening on the podcast recording, you can call into the show live if you tune in through TalkShoe.com at 2:30 PM EST every weekday. If you like the podcast (and you haven’t already given us a rating), head over and do so, and don’t forget to sign up for the discussion list. Other Podcast Plugs: TalkGirls comes on Tuesday nights. Check out the TalkGirls Podcast … it’s good times! Cotolo Chronicles: Frank is a good friend of the show, and an associate of the late great Wolfman Jack. Check out his podcast. NewsReal: Good friend to Art and I – has one of the best hours of news podcast each week. Sponsors: Try GoToMeeting for 45 days! Visit www.GoToMeeting.com/podcast to start your free trial today. AACS – Guaranteed improved credit – http://aacsnet.com/ – Mention RizWords and get $50 off your entry to the program. We had a lot of news to cover today, and no co-host to slow me down. Make sure you tune in to Monday’s show, when I’ll be accompanied by Bill Grady of You Are the Guest Podcast. But now… the news! This from our ongoing coverage of the Vonage Crap….: 1. Vonage asks for a new trialLast issue, I alluded to an upcoming Supreme Court case that might have an impact on the Vonage/Verizon appeal. Sure enough, the court on Monday handed down a ruling in KSR vs. Teleflex, finding that the combination...

RizWords – Daily Politics and Tech – EP 28

RizWords – Daily Politics and TechEpisode 28 – download now – subscribe now A member of the TechPodcast Network @ techpodcast.com. If it’s Tech, it’s here. Remember, if you’re listening on the podcast recording, you can call into the show live if you tune in through TalkShoe.com at 2:30 PM EST every weekday. If you like the podcast (and you haven’t already given us a rating), head over and do so, and don’t forget to sign up for the discussion list. Other Podcast Plugs: TalkGirls comes on Tuesday nights. Check out the TalkGirls Podcast … it’s good times! Cotolo Chronicles: Frank is a good friend of the show, and an associate of the late great Wolfman Jack. Check out his podcast. NewsReal: Good friend to Art and I – has one of the best hours of news podcast each week. Sponsors: Try GoToMeeting for 45 days! Visit www.GoToMeeting.com/podcast to start your free trial today. Want $10 for free? Try Google Checkout today! Visit http://oblongbox.net/checkout/ to create your account and start with $10 off your first purchase. In our ongoing coverage of the Vonage Crap stuff: Verizon prior art found on UsenetThe quest for prior art in the Verizon/Vonage patent fight continues. Last week, I wrote about formal discussions regarding VoIP technology from 1996 and 1997. But the Internet never forgets, and someone has found a 1995 Usenet post that pretty much describes the interconnection and control of voice calls bridged between an IP network and the PSTN. It was posted on the TELECOM Digest, a highly respected moderated newsgroup; if you were in telecom in the mid-90s, you were...

RizWords – Daily Politics and Tech, EP24

RizWords – Daily Politics and TechEpisode 24 – download now – subscribe now Remember, if you’re listening on the podcast recording, you can call into the show live if you tune in through TalkShoe.com at 2:30 PM EST every weekday. If you like the podcast (and you haven’t already given us a rating), head over and sign up for the discussion list. TalkGirls comes on tonight. Check out the TalkGirls Podcast @ 10:30 PM EST … it’s good times! And if you want $50 off your entry to the Credit Restoration program at AACS, tell them RizWords sent you! Corrections: Skype DOES allow unmetered calls from America now for $29.99 a year. UT Shooting didn’t happen in the 70s, it was the 60’s In the-most-hilarious-thing-you’ll-hear-about-Imus news, Pravda in russia COMPLETELY gets it wrong: American radio icon Don Imus disgraced, fired after threat to reveal 9/11 secrets In a clear sign of its intent to reign in dissident American media personalities, and their growing influence in American culture, US War Leaders this past week launched an unprecedented attack upon one of their most politically ‘connected’, and legendary, radio hosts named Don Imus after his threats to release information relating to the September 11, 2001 attacks upon that country. According to European reports of the events surrounding Don Imus that have gripped the United States this past week, it was during an interview with another American media personality, Tim Russert, who is the host of a television programme frequently used by US War Leaders, wherein while decrying the state of care being given to American War wounded stated, “So those bastards...