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Episode 8 - Starving Artists

Synopsis:

In this episode Mark and Shawn discuss various tools and online resources for creating and editing digital artwork.

Links:

The GIMP - A full-featured, cross-platform digital image editor

Episode 7 - Out of Pocket

Synopsis:

In this episode Mark and Shawn discuss what they've been up to in recent weeks, as well as what's coming in the future. They also mention a couple of great tips sent in by listeners and add a bit of their own opinion on the subject of Internet content filtering.

Links:

OpenDNS

Episode 6 - Off With His Head!

Synopsis:

In this episode Mark and Shawn interview Dr. Doug Green regarding his recent blog post entitled, "Should We Get Rid of Technology Directors" This post set off a firestorm of debate on numerous blogs and mail lists. We set the record straight in a thought provoking discussion with Dr. Green.

Episode 5.5 - iNconceivable iRony

In this episode Mark and Shawn give a thorough review of the iPad after Mark manages to get his hands on one in a very unlikely way.

Episode 5 - Desktop Linux and Listener Feedback

Synopsis:

In this episode Mark and Shawn are joined by Jeremy Fluhmann to discuss the readiness of Desktop Linux for the educational environment. Is it ready? Does it suck? ; Does it matter? Next they go through some tips and feedback provided by listeners.

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Episode 4 - Shining the Light on FOG

Synopsis:

In this episode Mark and Shawn are joined by Chuck Syperski and Jian Zhang to discuss FOG, a free and open source hard drive imaging and remote administration suite.

Links:

FogProject.org

Episode 3.5 - Boxee Revisited

Synopsis:

In this .5 episode Mark and Shawn revisit in greater detail the Boxee media center software mentioned in a previous episode and discuss the process of ripping your personal DVDs, along with some pointers on building your own digital media center.

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Episode 3 - Ragamuffin Rock Stars

Synopsis:

In this episode Mark and Shawn are joined by Stuart Burt of Chapel Hill I.S.D. to discuss various free and open source audio editing and mixing tools. If you want to be a rock star on a ragamuffin budget, this is the episode for you.

Links:

Audacity- Open Source audio editing tool

Episode 2.5 - A Podcast on Podcasting

For this .5 episode Mark and Shawn discuss the art and nature of podcasting and try to answer the questions "What exactly is a podcast?" and "Is there a right or a wrong way to do it?" During the course of the show Mark promised to write an article describing a few different equipment setups for podcasters with budgets ranging from the meager to the relatively flush, and below is the result. (Note: The Tightwad Tech podcast is in no way affiliated with Musician's Friend.

Episode 2 - Moodle, Part 2

Synopsis:

In this episode Mark and Shawn are joined by Pam Crandford of White Oak, Texas and Eric Schwalbach of Ocoee, Florida to discuss Moodle from the teacher's perspective.

Links:

Pam's Moode: http://www.woisd.net/view

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