I’ve been listening to Adam Curry’s “Daily Source Code” podcast for a couple of months now.
It’s the kind of thing I’d like to do, and in fact, Iain and I tried to record an iChat voice conversation of this sort in October of 2003.
listen to an AAC of the result
(6 MB; let me know if you want mp3),
but it’s mixed at best.
I even hand-edited it to bring up the volume of Iain’s voice, but it wasn’t wildly successful.
a “ReidNews” podcast (1.7 MB)
recently, just before Luisa’s birthday.
It was another experiment, using a microphone I had recently found.
I wasn’t thrilled with the quality of that, either. However, after Luisa opened her presents, I tried one of them out with surprising results!
I gave her the computer upgrade, and the boys gave her an mp3 player,
which does voice recording.
I tried it out and was happily surprised with how they came out:
My ideal would be to record a conversation about interesting topics, edit it a bit (adding intro, music bits etc), and post the results.
Let me know if you’re interested in trying this.
One possibility is to use something llike iChat/AIM to voice chat, but *also* record locally at high quality.
That would be a bit tough, since the live chat would have latency, while the high-quality mix would not, so a nip or tuck here and there might be neccessitated.
The Skype team tried this with some success.