Better Podcasting Live Chat #057 – One step forward, 23 episodes back

This is a (mostly) un-edited posting of our live podcasting Q&A and podcast discussion that streams on Wednesdays. Topics this week include:

  • Stephen’s kids messed up the podcast, again
  • SP’s recent OBS use
  • Free software/services
  • SP’s Legends of SHIELD artwork change
  • Update on SP’s re-titling project
  • Changing the GonnaGeek Show name?
  • Problems with YouTube not automatically going live
  • Update on our used gear sale projects
  • Gummy/sticky podcast equipment
  • What will the longevity be of modern podcast equipment?
  • Is there a used market for headphones?
  • Stephen MAY have been right about Vegas update
  • Over-bassy distractions
  • More RCP2 problems
  • Update on Damian’s rendering issue

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This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.

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00:00 – Intro/Opening
03:15 – Stephen forgot about his kids
05:00 – Recent OBS use
13:40 – SP’s Legends of SHIELD thumbnail change
17:20 – Update on SP’s re-titling projects
20:30 – Should you update your historical thumbnails?
21:30 – Changing the GonnaGeek Show name
22:26 – YouTube doesn’t automatically go live
24:35 – SP has listed more gear
27:50 – Gummy/sticky podcast equipment
30:00 – Modern gear longevity
31:55 – Used headphones market?
35:45 – Rating our used gear sales efforts
39:30 – Stephen MAY have been right about Vegas update
41:40 – Over-bassy distractions
44:00 – More RCP2 problems
49:30 – Answering Waffles hardware upgrade question
53:30 – Update on Damian’s rendering issue
57:00 – Ending/outro

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