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Busy times here at Veritrope HQ, but two of my favorite online pals made me an offer that I couldn’t refuse: To appear on their wonderful podcast, Generational, and talk about travel with them.

Gabe Weatherhead and Erik Hess are my kind of people – keen observers of how technology fits into our everyday lives and gracious about sharing their knowledge with their readers and followers. I think you can tell we had a lot of fun talking before, during, and after the recording… and I hope you enjoy “hanging out with us” as well.

You can listen here or get it via iTunes. While you do, I’ll be working on a way to lure those guys to some of the places that I know they love so we can meet up again soon.

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Earlier today, Fetti G (musician, producer, and ubiquitous multimedia guru and “Digital Genius”) released a free album for his fans and friends: A collection of instrumental jams and textural loops called “Humans Will Betray You” by The Live Animals .

But even in 2010, sending out a whole album’s worth of free material to your fans still isn’t as easy as it should be for artists like Fetti. Email wasn’t really built for large attachments, so many people end up using file sharing services like RapidShare or MegaUpload to host the files — and then send out links to those files via email. While I appreciate that there are companies providing free hosting, I really hate the whole “Wait 45 Seconds While You Look At These Ads Before We Let You Download The Thing You Wanted” approach to file sharing.

Personally, I think there’s a better way to go if you’re an artist — and it’s called drop.io.

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