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About A Minute - from @edent & friends

A pico-podcast.

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

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Episode 8: Infantile Spasms - @mcwoods

Chatting once again with Chris Woods - find out more about infantile spasms at With Big Hair. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/AAM-Infantile-Spasms.mp3 Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

24 Nov 2014

Rank #1

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Episode 25 - The Pay Gap with Rainey David

A quick chat with Rainey David all about the gender pay gap. Including top tips on how to value your worth to your employer. Find out more at ThePayGap.com

1min

10 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 20: @PipWillcox and the Digital First Folio of Shakespeare's Works

Oxford's Bodleian library makes high resolution scans of Shakespeare's First Folio available under a Creative Commons licence. Pip Willcox tells us more. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AAM-Pip-Willcox-and-the-First-Folio.mp3 About A Minute is an amuse-bouche for podcast listeners. No long intro and outro. No waffling on. No adverts, competitions, arguing, or begging for iTunes reviews. You get to listen to an interesting person chat for about a minute - that's it! Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

20 Dec 2014

Rank #3

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Episode 11 - Sketchnoting with @rohdesign

Mike Rohde talks about his work teaching people to draw while the take notes. Join the fun at Sketchnote Army - and follow Mike on Twitter or his Blog. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/AAM-Sketchnote.mp3 Buy Mike's books from Amazon: Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

1 Dec 2014

Rank #4

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Episode 10: Better Email #CampaignForRealEmail

Does your email suck? Chris Woods has some suggestions on how to fix it. Check out his Better Emails tool for Outlook. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/AAM-Better-Emails.mp3 Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

26 Nov 2014

Rank #5

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Episode 3: Future of Mobile - Podcast

A quick chat with Paul Johnston of Padajo about his ideas on the future of mobile. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/AAM-Future-of-Mobile.mp3 Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

16 Nov 2014

Rank #6

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Episode 17: The @AmySharrocks Sea-fall Experience

Once again I'm joined by Rosie Clarke. Today we talk about the artist Amy Sharrocks. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AAM-Amy-Sharrocks-sea-fall-experience.mp3 To learn more about Amy Sharrocks' work, visit the Museum of Water and follow her on Twitter. And, as a special bonus, here's Rosie talking in a bit more detail about the Sea-fall. About A Minute is an amuse-bouche for podcast listeners. No long intro and outro. No waffling on. No adverts, competitions, arguing, or begging for iTunes reviews. You get to listen to an interesting person chat for about a minute - that's it! Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

14 Dec 2014

Rank #7

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Episode 16: Kerri Russell talks about Digital Shakespeare #ShakeHack

Chatting with Oxford University's Kerry Russell about their Shakespearean Hackfest. You can access all the data from the Bodleian library's digital First Folio. You can also read about my Hamlet Audio Hack. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AAM-Kerri-Russell-on-Digital-Shakespeare.mp3 Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

12 Dec 2014

Rank #8

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Episode 14: Wikipedia VIP with @PigsOnTheWing

What do famous people sound like? The Wikipedia Voice Introduction Project seeks to find out. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/AAM-VIP.mp3 Learn more on Andy Mabbett's blog or follow #WikiVIP on Twitter. Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

8 Dec 2014

Rank #9

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Episode 15: Museums At Night

Ever wanted to explore a museum at night time? Rosie Clarke tells you how! https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AAM-Museums-At-Night.mp3 Museums at Night is Culture24's festival of inspiring after hours cultural events at museums, galleries and heritage sites. Next year it's on across the UK from Thursday May 14 until Saturday May 16 2015. Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

10 Dec 2014

Rank #10

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Episode 19: Ancient Japanese

Talking to Kerri Russell about the Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AAM-Kerri-Russell-Ancient-Japanese.mp3 About A Minute is an amuse-bouche for podcast listeners. No long intro and outro. No waffling on. No adverts, competitions, arguing, or begging for iTunes reviews. You get to listen to an interesting person chat for about a minute - that's it! Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

18 Dec 2014

Rank #11

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Episode 22 - Recycling with TerraCycle

I'm joined by my old school-chum Rebecca Bradshaw - as we talk about an innovative recycling company - TerraCycle. You can find out more about their recycling programme on Twitter. Sorry for the slightly iffy audio-quality. The call recorder on my phone is OK for admin, but not brilliant for podcasting. Will try to record future episodes in person of via VoIP. Want to be featured on the podcast? Get in touch with me.

1min

22 Mar 2019

Rank #12

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New Podcasts Coming Soon!

Because podcasts are now cool™ again - I've decided to resurrect this feed. If you're interested in being interviewed - please get in touch with me. We can record in person, over the phone, or via Skype. In the meantime, here's the podcast's theme-tune to get you in the mood. And to test that I've set up everything properly. Music by Brian Streckfus (CC BY). Icon by Ilsur Aptukov (CC BY). This podcast is Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike.

2mins

26 Feb 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 24 - Sound Archiving with Thea Cochrane

My pal Thea Cochrane is doing brilliant things with the British Library Sound Archive You can follow along @BLSoundHeritage.

1min

3 Apr 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 23 - Sixty Second Security with Dan Raywood

How can you quickly tune up your computer security? Dan Raywood - Contributing Editor at Infosecurity Magazine shares his wisdom with us. If you're interested in an open source password manager, I'm happy to personally recommend BitWarden

1min

27 Mar 2019

Rank #15