This evening at long last, I was able to corner my wife and son for a thirty minute interview about their experiences since this summer reading eBooks on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and Kindle. We webcasted this interview live over Ustream and archived it. We also discussed some of the differences between reading ebooks and listening to audio books.
They have both read about twenty ebooks (to date) on their respective devices. In addition to hearing from Alexander and Shelly, we skyped out to my dad in Kansas to hear about his recent experiences reading Dan Brown’s latest novel on an iPod Touch. I have shared and recorded webcasts using Ustream and Skype previously, but this was my first time to use a microphone setup with a local panel of speakers as well as Skype callers. I’ll share a subsequent post about some of my lessons learned from tonight’s webcast. The audio wasn’t superb, particularly at first, but I was able to make some adjustments which seemed to improve the quality as the webcast continued. I will most likely share this later as an audio podcast in my podcast channel. Please share any feedback on this conversation as comments here. We’d love to hear your thoughts.
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