The Drill Down 172 – The Revolution Will Won’t Be Streamed.

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This week we welcome as our guest Greg Davies of Social Blend, The Round Up, Tardis Blend, and podcasts too numerous to mention. We discuss the unveiling of Google’s Android Market and the return of The Daily Show & The Colbert Report to Hulu. Then we launch into a discussion of what is turning out to be the story of the year, the protests in Cairo, Egypt, including the government’s complete shutdown of internet services.

Then we discuss Canada’s plan to significantly meter the internet; major ISPs want more money from Netflix & YouTube to handle their traffic; Netflix publishes ISP traffic performance reports, News Corp. releases ‘The Daily’ tablet-based newspaper; Mixx is purchased by UberMedia & Mixx classic’s community migrates to Mixxingbowl.com; Digg.com gets a welcome overhaul; Bing gets caught red-handed copying Google’s search results; 4Chan’s founder unleashes user-generated content site Canvas;  the web runs out of IPv4 addresses, and ‘The Social Network’s’ Jesse Eisenberg meets Mark Zuckerberg on Saturday Night Live.

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The Drill Down 163 – Cold Oatmeal

This week, our guest is Greg Davies of Social Blend, Tardis Blend, and our very own The Round Up podcast.  Greg and Tom air their beefs (beeves?) toward webcomic artist Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal. We discuss MySpace’s Mashup With Facebook, Facebook’s patent on the word “face”, Diaspora* Alpha, Twitter’s co-founder admits he “screwed up” with developers, Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs announce an iPad only newspaper, Oregon Senator Wyden effectively saves the internet, Netflix introduces a streaming-only subscription, Mac iOS 4.2, Google’s Cloud Connect plugin for Microsoft Office, and Foursquare’s new TSA badge.

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The Round Up 04: The Incredible Hulk and Withheld

Andy Sorcini aka Mr. Baby Man from The Drill Down and Greg Davies aka cGt2099 from Social Blend join forces for The Round Up – a short mini podcast focusing on some entertainment news, with a preview of what’s coming up in Social Blend and The Drill Down.


In the fourth episode of The Round Up, Andy talks about the new trailer for the upcoming summer blockbuster The Incredible Hulk starring Edward Norton and William Hurt. Greg discusses and plays a song called Who Are You by Dallas rock band Withheld - from a Mixx submission originally posted by Kafka.

Be sure to check out The Drill Down at http://www.thedrilldown.com/ – and you can listen to Social Blend at http://www.mixxingbowl.com/


Show Links:

HD Version of The Incredible Hulk Trailer
http://www.spike.com/presents/hulk

Withheld – Official MySpace.com Page
http://www.myspace.com/withheldnomore

Withheld @ Mixx.com
http://www.mixx.com/stories/151708/myspace_com_withheld

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Andy Sorcini aka Mr. Baby Man from The Drill Down and Greg Davies aka cGt2099 from Social Blend join forces for The Round Up – a short mini podcast focusing on some entertainment news, with a preview of what’s coming up in Social Blend and The Drill Down.

For our first episode, Andy gives everyone a sample of the music of Greg Weeks, with his song, Made. Greg takes a look at the geek fest news from WonderCon in San Francisco – with details of the upcoming movies Iron Man and The X-Files 2.


Be sure to check out The Drill Down at http://www.thedrilldown.com/ – and you can listen to Social Blend right here each week at The Mixxing Bowl.

Show Links:

Greg Weeks – Official MySpace Page
http://www.myspace.com/gregweeks

Ain’t It Cool News – WonderCon reports on Iron Man and The X-Files 2
http://www.aintitcool.com/node/35727
http://www.aintitcool.com/node/35726
http://www.aintitcool.com/node/35725