The Shifted Librarian - Shifting Libraries at the speed of byte
 Monday, September 01, 2003

We Need a Ringtone Version of this Song!

In case you missed it last week, be sure to check out this animated video about the public library! [via LISNews.com and Wil]
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TiVo for Internet Radio!

"If you need to record a RealAudio webcast or other audio off your PC, Total Recorder is great. This review on About.Com has a good overview of all the features." [lawrence's notebook]

I've been meaning to try Total Recorder for a while now, but I'm far more intrigued by ReplayRadio:

"Replay Radio is an incredibly easy way to record radio broadcasts. Just pick your favorite radio show, or select a station and a time range, and Replay Radio records it for you. It's like a VCR for the radio. Now you can listen to your favorite radio shows whenever and wherever you like!

Once your show is recorded, Replay Radio makes MP3 files for listening with an MP3 player or your PC. Or, you can have Replay Radio automatically make an audio CD for playback on a home or car CD Player. Everything happens automatically!

Replay Radio is software that runs on your PC. You can record anything you hear, including streaming audio broadcast from Internet radio stations. Hundreds of shows and stations are pre-programmed, making recording as easy as point and click. You can even use Replay Radio as a general purpose recorder for archiving audio books, saving music, monitoring online police scanners, recording from devices attached to your PC (like cassette decks or radios), or other uses."

Since I can't access my Rhapsody playlists away from a PC, I'm trying to find a way to take them with me on my Archos Jukebox. Throw in NPR, and my eyes really start to light up! Here's the full list of shows in their database.

I *think* the quick record feature will help with Rhapsody, but I especially like the idea that this is "TiVo for Internet Radio" because the "Replay Player add-on" skips ads! The program costs $30, while the add-on is an additional $10.

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Ticketmaster Auction Will Let Highest Bidder Set Concert Prices

"Late this year, Ticketmaster plans to begin auctioning the best seats to concerts through ticketmaster.com." [New York Times: Technology]

Off-topic, but isn't this, um, scalping?

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Two for the Pop Culture Fans

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