I'm posting this to highlight the past two episodes, both excellent in their own right. The last episode is a conversation with Kevin Phillips, ostensibly about his lastest book Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism, but ranges to include critiques of the current administration and American imperialism.
The penultimate episode features filmaker Errol Morris discussing Standard Operating Procedure, his latest movie(and book). A fascinating, though somewhat depressing talk that includes an insightful question and answer session with some Brown students at the end.
If you don't feel like clicking through to Open Source's webpage or subscribing in your podcatcher of choice, here are direct links to the mp3 files for the conversation with Kevin Phillips(16mb) and Errol Morris(23mb).
I just noticed something when I was checking out the new feature in Blogger. Check out this screen capture. Notice anything peculiar?
Here, I'll zoom in on that a little.
Nothing in these fields has been manually adjusted. This image is displaying exactly what was auto-filled into each field. And yet the time in the field is exactly one hour behind my computer's time. Since the difference straddles midnight, the date is also one off.
I checked my computer's clock settings- I'm on the Eastern Time(GMT -5:00) as I should be and my last synchronization with the NIST servers was only yesterday. I checked my Google account's settings, and it says I'm on Eastern Time also.
I'm guessing this is a glitch involving the new scheduling feature. I certainly hope so. Otherwise the only explanation I can think of is that the machines Google's using to run Blogger(or at least my instance of it) haven't been patched for the change in the start date of the observance of Daylight Savings Time from April to March. But that can't be right. That happened last year.UPDATE: I wrote this post using Windows Live Writer. The time for the post in WLW was set for 01:31. After publishing it to the blog, the post time is showing 00:31. I just checked using my sandbox blog, the time on it is off by -3 hours.