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Webcasts & Other Digital Media Files
A collection of digital media files distributed over the Internet, often using syndication feeds, for playback on portable media players and personal computers. The word, like radio, can refer either to the content itself or to the method by which it is syndicated; the latter is also called podcasting.
A media file distributed over the Internet using streaming media technology; a webcast may be distributed live or recorded. Essentially, webcasting is broadcasting over the Internet.
Ask A Ninja: Special Delivery 1 "What is Podcasting?"
CNET Reviews: Ask the Editors
O'Reilly Digital Media: What is Podcasting?
Directories & Lists
NPR Podcast Directory
OpenCulture – Podcast Library
Podcast Directory: Current Science & Technology
Podcasting News: New Media Update Index
Science and Technology Podcasts from the U.S. Government
SciTech Journal Podcasts
Selected Science, Technology & Medicine Podcasts & Webcasts
Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts
Library of Congress Science & Technology Webcasts
National Library of Medicine
The Naked Scientists Podcasts
The Sounds of Science Podcasts from the National Academies
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