Continuing the discussion that was fired by Charlene Li’s post about podcasting and whether it’s achieving its promise. I wrote on xxx that from the perspective of the Scripting News community it’s doing just fine, now I’d like to explain what I think is needed for podcasting to break through.
Better user experience
User experience is another one of those terms that makes something human seem technical, but it’s what’s missing in podcasting. Today’s environment for capturing and listening to podcasts is difficult, very Gen-1. It’s easy to imagine something that works much better.