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Washington Post tech desk launches podcast

March 29, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Deputy technology editor Sam Diaz of the Washington Post writes Thursday on the paper’s Post I.T. blog about the new tech podcast that the paper is starting.

Diaz and Pegoraro tape the podcastDiaz wrote, “Our goal is to provide listeners with a closer look at the news and columns that you find in the Washington Post and on washingtonpost.com.

“We’re still in a ‘beta version’ while we work out some of the kinks. Today’s podcast — with yours truly as the host — features a sneak peek of Mike Musgrove’s At-Play column, which will appear in Sunday’s Business section. This week’s column looks at a concept known as ‘power leveling,’ a trend in online video games where players are pay for someone else to advance them to higher levels of the game. That’s where the real fun — greater challenges and bigger rewards — begins, players say.

“The podcast also features a segment with Rob Pegoraro, who writes the Fast Forward tech column and the Faster Forward tech blog. This week, he answers in-depth questions about what’s to like — and not like — about AppleTV, which he reviewed for today’s Fast Forward column.

“You can find our podcast at washingtonpost.com/podcast, on this blog or Rob’s Faster Forward blog.”

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