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Unicorn Meta Zoo #8: What does leadership look like in our communities?

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants We are talking about aspects of ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #7: Interview with Nicolas

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange Community Management Team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants Back in May, I ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #6: Interview with Catija

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange Community Management Team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants Back in May, Jon ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #5: Interview with Cesar M

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants An interview with Cesar M, our ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #4: What makes for a healthy community?

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants We are talking about the ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #3: How do we grade questions?

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants We're talking about whether or not ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #2: What is the role of moderators?

Welcome to the second episode of Unicorn Meta Zoo, a brand new podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Participants We're ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #1: Why another podcast?

Welcome to the Unicorn Meta Zoo, a brand new podcast by members of the Stack Exchange community team. If you want to avoid spoilers, jump straight to the audio. Listener grooveplex has started a wiki ...
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No download link for podcast #107

Previous podcasts have had a download button so that you can listen to the podcast without an internet connection: However this is not the case with the latest podcast: (and before you ask, there ...
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Has live streaming Stack Exchange podcasts been discontinued?

Previously, the Stack Exchange podcasts were live streamed on YouTube or Livestream. However, the last live streamed podcast was from September 1st; there have been two additional podcasts since then. ...
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Podcast download possible?

Is it no longer possible to download podcasts as mp3 ? Even with all my pop-up, ad, and tracker blockers turned off I can no longer see any download button on the blog.so site or soundcloud. There ...
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Stack exchange podcast feed gone?

Previously it seemed that the stack exchange RSS feed was at http://blog.stackexchange.com/?feed=podcast This no longer points to an RSS feed. Looking around, the options seem to be http://blog....
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The RSS feed for the Podcasts no longer include the media elements required by Podcast apps

The RSS feed for the podcasts on the new blog do not include the media embed tags needed for most podcast consuming software to pick up the actual episodes. At the moment they only include an ...
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Why is the Stack Exchange Podcast no longer available in the iTunes Store?

iTunes has just started telling me the blog.stackexchange.com/feed/podcast is unavailable so it can no longer find any podcasts. (In fact no updates since June). When I search for Stack Exchange ...
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Podcasts missing from new blog

The blogs used to have links to the old Joel & Jeff Stack Overflow podcasts. These are now all gone. Instead, there is now a sad and dismal [display_podcast] line at the bottom; see podcast #41 ...
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Is the Stack Exchange Podcast primarily a comedy show?

It's been a long time since I cared about what new features are being release to the SE network, not because I don't care but because it's such a mature and useful product that it's just part of ...
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Older Stack Exchange podcasts aren't available any more

It looks like the files for several older episodes aren't available any more, for example #13 and #12: Following the download link ultimately redirects to a dead archive.org page. Is there still ...
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Why was Producer Alex fired from Stack Exchange podcast

In the last couple of podcasts, there were several references to Producer Alex being fired. What was the reason for that? (He's still in SE and even on the podcast, so I assume it's some sort of in-...
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So what the heck is a “florp”?

I saw a link to the current SE podcast on the sidebar on SO and thought I'd check it out because I didn't know what a "florp" is: The bulletin didn't describe / define the word. I Googled it and ...
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World Renowned Stack Exchange Podcast episode upcoming?

I have been listening to the Stack Exchange Podcast recently and I am thoroughly enjoying it. But apart from listening to some slightly old episodes I am jonesing for more. Any idea on when the ...
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Episode 50 of the venerable Stack Exchange podcast is expected when?

The last Stack Exchange Podcast (episode 49) was released one month and eight days ago. This leads to the following two questions: When will podcast #50 drop on the streets? Why the delay? Update:...
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Why does the new Stack Exchange podcast take a long time to appear in ITunes?

I see the Community Bulletin, get excited to listen to the new podcast, but am always disappointed when I can't download it on my Iphone. For example, Podcast #46 was posted on the blog last night. ...
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Lots of not-always-useful but well-intentioned answers

In episode 42 of the Stack Exchange podcast Joel Spolsky mentioned something along the lines that some sites (for example, Travel Answers) suffer a little from questions that don't always get ...
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What happened to the blog's podcast player?

The Stack Exchange blog used to have an inline player for the podcast posts. For example, the Podcast #41 post has this: But that's missing from the Podcast #42 post: Is that some kind of bug, or ...
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What is the Stack Exchange podcast intro music?

The podcast intro music sounds like a bass fiddle. Was it written for the podcast or taken from an album? If taken from an album, what album?
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SE Podcasts - wrong and dead link, strange filenames, missing date in filenames

At http://blog.stackoverflow.com/category/podcasts/page/7/ there's the link to the SE Podcast #01 titled Stack Exchange Podcast – Episode #88 which is wrong as this is the first episode of new SE ...
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Download all StackOverflow podcasts in archive

Can I download all podcasts in one archive somewhere? Just want to listen at commute time.
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Is there news about the podcast?

It's been two months, should we be expecting a new podcast? Is there somewhere on Stack Exchange to go for this information?
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Did something change with the way the Podcast files are hosted?

I am unable to download the last 2 episodes of the podcast on my phone. Up to and including podcast 27, I had no problems downloading the podcasts. Now for the last two episodes, I am unable to ...
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Stack Exchange podcast episode 28 download blues

How can Stack Exchange podcast episode 28 be downloaded? Previous episodes have a download link on their SoundCloud page. For instance, on the page for episode 27 the link is http://soundcloud.com/...
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Just listening to the podcast; if we want to disincentivize short, pointless questions, can't we just remove the rep?

So, I was just listening to The StackExchange Podcast #20, and they're talking about how to disincentivize people answering simple, easily answered (googled) questions. Just to be clear, I'm talking ...
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How do you prevent “Here code. You fix.” questions?

The blog mentions the following new features in the SE Podcast #19 summary (highlighting by me): New changes to the site are in the works. For example, no more duplicate title, and no more “Here ...
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Provide the live podcast in audio-only form [closed]

I have endless problems with Livestream; every 30 seconds or so it suddenly loses its connection and ends up on this screen: I have RealPlayer flashbacks every week during the podcast. Changing the ...
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Could you invest in a more robust podcast distribution mechanism?

So I see a blog post about this week's podcast and I try to download it. Of course, the download fails as it always does. It seems I always have to wait until the following day before I can ...
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Podcast #14 in MP3 format

The Stack Exchange podcast, episode 14 (number 99 in the old numbering system) file has a size of 369 MB (WAV format?). Can we get an MP3 version (expected size 95 MB)?
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How does the SE Podcast record high quality sound with more than one user?

I've been listening to the podcast for quite a long time now, and the sound quality is great - even when interviewing many participants from different countries. How is this done, technically? ...
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Generally speaking, how long does it take for the new podcast to be released to the blog?

I recently just started listening to the podcast again and was wondering what the typical lag time between the live podcast and the recorded version being posted on the blog?
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For the podcast live pre-show, can we pipe in the video of the globe?

For the podcast live pre-show, can we pipe in the video of the globe showing the global hits while the office staff is getting ready for the show? Is that feasible? I think everyone that has seen it ...
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Promoting the live podcast

It would be great if on the day of the live podcast it could be promoted in the sidebar of MSO so that those of us who are incidentally online and not clever enough to tell what time it is in another ...
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Stack Exchange Podcast download file name is wrong and id3 tags are missing

After navigating to a stack exchange podcast post e.g. http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/05/se-podcast-05/ and clicking on the download link e.g. http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/feeds....
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StackExchange Podcast Logo missing

Without a logo is looks somewhat sad, doesn't it?
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Stack Exchange Podcast RSS feed doesn't work [closed]

There's a "Podcast only" RSS feed: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/index.php/feed/, but when I point my podcatcher to that URL I get nothing. I entered it in my browser and got an error page: ERROR:...
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Who do you want to hear on the Stack Exchange Podcast?

As everyone is (hopefully) aware, we're now several episodes into the re-launch of the Stack Exchange Podcast. We're also focusing on having more guests on the show to keep things interesting, so we ...
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Update the podcast link in the footer

I feel kinda bad posting this, because this came up in the "Related Questions" box on the ask page: Remove the "podcast" link. But that's too localized now that the podcast is back. As Adam ...
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Why shouldn’t you be too concerned that Dropbox will decrypt your data if they receive a court order? [closed]

For those of us who don't listen to podcasts, can someone retell why Joel and/or Jeff don't worry about Dropbox decrypting your data (podcast 88)?
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Bring back the podcast

This is my official request for the podcast to come back. A lot has happened since it went to hiatus that would be worth talking about, and the team is large enough and with so many different areas (...
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Why did the SO podcast stop? [closed]

The SO podcast was an interesting podcast but it seems it stopped. Last thing I remember hearing was Joel saying there's nothing interesting to talk about and he had quit writing blogs, articles and ...
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when is the podcast going to return?

Missing Joel mostly :-) but seriously is it ever coming back?
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Any thought of bringing back the podcast? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bring back the podcast Any thought of bringing back the podcast? I miss the once a week dose of Jeff & Joel. Update: still missing it
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Podcast blog page usability problem

BUG: The actual link to the podcast download takes way too long to find if you don't already know where to look for. STEPS TO REPRODUCE: Find someone who's never seen the site Give them this link ...