Hello Squarespace

I should have done this ages ago.My only excuse is that I wanted to know the ins-and-outs of WordPress, so I used a self-hosted WordPress installation for my personal blog. 99% of the activity on that blog was behind the scenes: constantly updating WordPress to fix security holes and bugs. I have wearied of the …

We’re Back!

I left TechTV 11 years ago. One year later I started TWiT. Practically every day since then I’ve met people who loved The Screen Savers and asked me if I ever planned to bring it back. I always said no, because TWiT was really a different beast, and I don’t like the idea of recreating something …

LOL is Life of Lisa, too

My lovely Lisa Kentzell has created a new personal blog, The Life Of Lisa. The most recent post features some shots I took during our Presidents’ Day trail ride. I used my new Sony A7R with the Zeiss 55mm lens (one of only two available to date). Fortunately “old Joe” didn’t buck me off.  

By The Numbers

When I first started to do live streaming of our show production, I was worried about streaming capacity. I did some research and found that the record for a live streaming audience had been set in 2005 by AOL's stream of Live 8: 175,000 peak viewers and a stream of 56Gbps. That was the upper …

A Word from the Boss

The real power behind the yoga ball at TWiT is our CEO, Lisa Kentzell. She just posted a summary of what she did before she joined TWiT over on her blog at lisakentzell.com. I didn't even know half this stuff. She's also been posting a bunch of great pictures on her Google+ page - it's …

Changes @ TWiT

This month brings some changes to the TWiT lineup: a new live schedule, a farewell to some old friends, and three new shows. First the bad news. I am canceling seven shows. I never like canceling a show, but I need to when audience numbers are too low to support them. It’s the part of …

Test the ATR2100 USB Mic

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Pumping My Ball

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