Exploring the 'Podfather' Adam Curry's Boostagram Ball: and the British Podcast Awards Controversy
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Exploring the 'Podfather' Adam Curry's Boostagram Ball: and the British Podcast Awards Controversy

4 Aug • 1hr 16m
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(This was initially produced by Buzzsprout's AI)Join us on a thrilling exploration featuring none other than the 'Podfather' himself, Adam Curry. He pulls back the curtain on his groundbreaking podcast, Boostagram Ball, revealing the intricate dance of the music industry, and the essential role of an API for podcast developers. You'll get the skinny on how listeners can use the Lightning Network and Keysend to directly back their favorite artists. Intriguing, isn't it?Venture further with us as we navigate the choppy waters of the namespace, value block, and remote item. Discover their potential impact on artist payments and industry transparency, and the wizardry behind wallet switches that set Boost the Grand Ball apart. We'll also shed light on Amazon's new ad revenue scheme, Dave Wiener's interoperability concept, and the untapped potential of the Lightning Network.As we round off our journey, we'll look at the seismic shifts in the podcast industry, from the controversy around the British Podcast Awards to the latest industry acquisitions and layoffs. Hear straight from Jake Warren on the changes to the British Podcast Awards - and he's not happy.Support the showConnect With Us: Email: Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡ and ⚡ Mastodon: and Support us: Get Podnews: Podnews Live (London) Sep 27: Tickets on sale now!
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2,222 sats
4 Aug
Glad it's not just me who thinks that the Boostagram Ball is something special. I just finished reading 'The Long Tail' and this feels like one of those industry changing events. Opening up discovery (through the signal of Satoshis) and allowing the smaller musicians to get rewarded directly (to be followed by the bigger ones much later).
2,100 sats
6 Aug
Thank You @samsethi @adamcurry and @wavlake for giving music a place to be valued for the 🎶 indie artists create 💛 #⚡️is💛