The Internet Monthly: March 2011

The Internet Monthly Podcast The Internet Monthly is a monthly podcast featuring 20 or so short Internet related articles, tips and tricks and a regular search engine of the month feature.

In this month’s issue you can find out how to ration the time you spend on addictive Web sites, embed YouTube videos with extra controls for your blog and extract text from images when you need to copy what you see.

You can also learn how to create and share sticky notes on-line – and stop losing work when a Windows automatic update re-boots your machine without asking.

This podcast is derived from a monthly newsletter published by Zen Internet and recorded and produced by Silicon Bay. The podcast is reproduced by kind permission of Zen Internet.

This Month’s Podcast

The Internet Monthly – March 2011:

Or, download: podcast_mar11.mp3 [20’ 36”, 9.5MB]

This Month’s Articles

This month’s edition of The Internet Monthly podcast contains the following articles. A list of links associated with each article are included for reference:

  1. CUTS HIT BBC ONLINE – BBC cutting its website operation by £34m
  2. NETWORKING BEFORE FACEBOOK – Social networking in the 1970s
  3. AFFORDABLE 3D PRINTING – 3D printers for only £300
  4. TOP GEAR – British 1,000 mph land speed record attempt taking shape
  5. PM TO FIGHT ONLINE CRIME – Tackling online fraud backed by the PM
  6. ARMY VETERAN HELPS IT JOBSEEKERS – CV site for service personnel
  7. GOOGLE AMAZON VENTURE AGROUND IN UK – Google not selling ebooks
  8. OFFICIALLY FREE – eBook now free following unauthorised leak
  9. SHARP INTAKE OF PUFF FOR AOL – AOL buying content providers
  10. A READER WRITES– Trying to find information from back issues
  11. TURN OFF TIME-WASTING SITES – Tools to stop you wasting time
  12. CHESS NOW – Free online chess with no registration required
  13. CUTTING ROOM – Demonstrate your video editing skills
  14. ENHANCE EMBEDDED YOUTUBE – Enhanced embedded video features
  15. GETTING TEXT FROM IMAGES – Free online OCR tool
  16. DELAY THAT UPDATE REBOOT – Stop Windows automatically rebooting
  17. SIXTY SYMBOLS – Descriptions of 60 top scientific symbols
  18. STICKY NOTE SHARING – Share your sticky notes online
  19. PAGE TURNING AT GOOGLE – New Google CEO to bring changes
  20. SEARCH ENGINE OF THE MONTH – IBM’s human like search computer

Zen Internet logo This podcast is sponsored and reproduced by kind permission of Zen Internet Limited. The music on the podcast was provided courtesy of Will Tang.

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