This podcast is an audio recording of an interview with Dustin Curzon, one of the co-founders of Narrable. According to Dustin, “Narrable is for intergenerational stories that matter.” Dustin is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Together with Narrable co-founders in Phoenix, Arizona, and the development team in Bangalore, India, Narrable is growing into a platform which empowers people of all ages and generations to share their stories with photos using their phones and web browsers. Narrable is currently a browser-based digital storytelling service, and allows users to record audio with both computer microphones as well as phones (cell phones and land line phones.) Narrable works GREAT on the iPad now! In this interview, Dustin previews some upcoming Narrable features including an iOS app to be announced in March at SXSW in Austin, and “Group Narrables” to be announced later this spring. Next week on Tuesday, February 26, at 4 pm CST, Narrable will be hosting a “Teacher Roundtable” Google Hangout On-Air to discuss Narrable for the classroom and the features teachers would like to see in future versions of the platform. Check the podcast shownotes for links to resources referenced in this interview, including the upcoming Teacher Roundtable.
- Narrable: Bring Your Photos to Life
- Narrable on Twitter: @narrable
- Dustin Curzon on Twitter: @dcurzon
- Narrable – Teacher Roundtable (Google Hangout On-Air: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 4 pm CST)
- Cell Phone Digital Storytelling with Narrable (February 2013 post)
- Tulsa-based Narrable tells your stories through photos (December 2012 NewsOK article)
- Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh (inspirational book by the founder of Zappos.com)
- The Attention Economy and the Net by Michael H. Goldhaber (April 1997)
- Attention Shoppers! The currency of the New Economy won’t be money, but attention — A radical theory of value by Michael H. Goldhaber
- The Failure of Twenty-Something Thinking and Why You Should Peak at 65 by Donald Miller (@donaldmiller)
- This podcast was recorded using Call Recorder software with Skype
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