Dan York

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TDYR 407 – More Social Audio from Discord, Spotify, Telegram, and… LinkedIn?

As Clubhouse turns 1, every other service seems to want to have their own rival version. On the last show 406 I talked about Twitter Spaces, which has continued to evolve and improve. Facebook has indicated they are building their own… and in this episode I talk about new entrants from Discord and LinkedIn… and Spotify’s entrance into the game, as well as Telegram adding voice chats to their messaging app. More in these links: - https://blog.discord.com/captivate-your-community-with-stage-channels-46bbb756e89b -https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/31/discord-stage-channels-voice-events/ - https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/30/linkedin-confirms-its-working-on-a-clubhouse-rival-too/ - https://newsroom.spotify.com/2021-03-30/spotify-acquires-locker-room-and-announces-plans-for-a-new-live-audio-experience/ - https://www.axios.com/spotify-betty-labs-locker-room-52550d15-3c05-48ed-b924-a9404c31901b.html - https://telegram.org/blog/voice-chats-on-steroids - https://www.makeuseof.com/telegram-is-launching-an-unlimited-upgrade-to-voice-chats/ Plus the cautionary tale about who audio channels may be excluding: - https://slate.com/technology/2021/03/clubhouse-voice-social-media-people-who-stutter.html

Developing the Next Generation of Internet Champions – Internet Society’s Early Career Fellowship (Featured Blog)

How do we help develop the next generation of champions for an open Internet? As many of us who were involved in the early years of the Internet are getting older, how do we help inspire a new wave of advocates for an open Internet available to everyone? As we face so many threats to "the Internet way" from many different forces - governments, corporations, criminals, and other organizations - how do we help build the corp of people who understand Internet technology and policy issues and can help shape the future of this Internet we have all come to rely on? More...

Developing the Next Generation of Internet Champions – Internet Society’s Early Career Fellowship (Featured Blog)

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Help Recognize Internet Pioneers and Heroes – Nominations Open for 2021 Internet Hall of Fame (Featured Blog)

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for launching the Internet in their region or country? Or someone who made some major technical innovation that made the Internet faster or better? Or someone who is a passionate advocate who influenced other people to make the Internet better? Can you think of someone who helped the Internet reach new people? For example, in a new region or language? Do you know someone who made the Internet more inclusive and accessible to more people? More...