290 Dave Jones | Why Value For Value Is Good For Podcasting

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Dave Jones is the co-host of Podcasting 2.0 and co-founder (along with Adam Curry) of PodcastIndex.org, a podcast indexing service that empowers podcasters, app creators, developers and listeners to engage in value for value exchanges.

Dave has an extensive background in systems administration and building software. Today, Dave and Harry discuss the origin story of PodcastIndex.org, the role that cryptocurrency plays, and the reason he and Adam Curry designed it as a decentralized service. Dave expounds on the importance of podcasters requesting a value exchange from their listeners and explains why the progression of technology has come at a major price.  

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What We Covered:

  • 04:19 – Dave Jones joins the podcast to discuss his background as a developer and podcaster 
  • 18:28 – Dave recalls where his fascination with technology came from 
  • 22:35 – Understanding Programming 
  • 29:40 – Assembly language, explained  
  • 35:45 – The origin story of PodcastIndex.org 
  • 45:31 – Designing a decentralized service 
  • 57:16 – Value for Value exchanges 
  • 59:06 – Harry takes a moment to ask any listeners who have gotten value out of this show to return some value 
  • 1:00:01 – What excites Dave most about the future 
  • 1:05:55 – Something Dave has changed his mind about recently and the most misunderstood thing about him 
  • 1:12:52 – Harry thanks Dave for joining the show and let’s listeners know where they can connect with him and learn more about Podcast Index  



FullCast Website

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Link to Podfest Expo Virtual Summit

Link to The Podosphere

Link to Podfest – https://podfestexpo.com/

Link to The Podosphere – https://www.thepodosphere.com/

Link to Podcast Index Social Mastodon – https://podcastindex.social/about 

Podcasting 2.0 Podcast – https://podnews.net/podcast/i4ji5 

Link to Podcast Index – https://podcastindex.org/ 

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