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Should comments auto delete? (Podcast #400)

In podcast episode #400 (recast link to the section) Jeff Atwood brings up that he would have made comments transient. I wanted to come and see what the discussion was around this idea, but I didn't ...
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Link to podcast 400's transcript is broken

Podcast 400 of the SO podcast links to https://the-stack-overflow-podcast.simplecast.com/episodes/an-oral-history-of-stack-overflow-from-its-first-four-employees/transcript . It should link to https:/...
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Make the podcast transcript easier to find

I wanted to take a look at the latest podcast's transcripts - there's a meta question going on about it right now, and I wanted to get up to speed. At the moment, my brain's not quite up to dealing ...
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Calling people "haters" is unwelcoming

There's a podcast linked in the sidebar titled Podcast 341: Blocking the haters as a service: The Code of Conduct clearly forbids name calling and personal insults: No name-calling or personal ...
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Podcast transcripts are gone again

We've had this in the past: Provide official podcast transcripts Since then, the following podcasts do not have transcripts: Ok, who vandalized Wikipedia The magic of metric, micro frontends, and ...
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Podcast advertisement banner does not hide permanently after clicking "Listen Now"

Today a new top notification bar appeared on Stack Overflow to advertise the podcast: When I click "Listen Now", the link opens in the background and the banner hides itself on SO. But if I ...
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On podcasts, inclusivity and transcriptions [duplicate]

This originally started as a Discord discussion around the theme of the inclusivity podcast on the blog. Whilst this podcast in particular only really dealt with the theme of color, there are many ...
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The episode #35 of the Podcast shows as the first one in Spotify

I was browsing through the Spotify channel of The Stack Overflow Podcast to go the origins. Using the app of Spotify I went down to the beginning of times and found out that the order is a bit strange:...
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Where can I listen to old Jeff and Joel SO podcasts from 2008-2011?

I used to listen to them long time ago, and found great value in them, as Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky discussed various technical practical topics while building Stack Overflow. They were highly ...
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Merging technical sites with Stack Overflow

Listening to the recent podcast A chat with our CEO about the future of our company and community it seems that merging other SE technical sites with Stack Overflow is imminent. That was also vaguely ...
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Are any of the "community members" SE Inc. is talking to ... around here?

The latest podcast mentions again that there are "community members" that get to talk to SE Inc., for example via streaming during the SE Inc. "come together" in Austin lately. Also the "post loop" ...
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CEO in Stack Overflow Podcast - Is there a transcribed version available?

In the most recent Stack Overflow Podcast, announced in this blogpost, it is claimed that the CEO talks about the future of our company and community. The title of the blogpost is: Podcast: A chat ...
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What happened to Unicorn Meta Zoo?

We used to get one or two Unicorn Meta Zoo podcast posts per month, but this seems to have abruptly stopped in late September, with the last one being significantly more poorly-received by the ...
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Stack Overflow Podcast on SoundCloud

If I am not mistaken, Stack Overflow's official SoundCloud is https://soundcloud.com/stack-exchange/ But I can see only four new podcasts here (from the last 30 days) - https://soundcloud.com/...
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Blog post announcing today's podcast is missing the link to the audio

There was a new podcast announced on the blog just now. There is a long description about what's happening in the podcast ...except it's missing the link to the actual podcast. Can that mistake ...
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Provide official podcast transcripts

There has been some level of effort to provide written transcripts of official Stack Exchange podcasts. Transcripts for the first four Unicorn Meta Zoo podcasts were posted on Github, and the ninth ...
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Podcast: "This content is not available in your country". Why is it not available in Russia?

The latest SE blog post looks to me like this: It gives me the message "This content is not available in your country" in white on a black background. I am in Russia. Is this intentional behaviour? ...
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Unicorn Meta Zoo #9: How do we handle problem users?

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 (transcript). Participants We are talking about ...
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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 embedded ...
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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 a ...
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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 next ...
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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 useful ...
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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 https://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 code....
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