What’s going on with VFTQ?

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Nothing.

VFTQ going on an indefinite holiday

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After much thought, I’ve decided to announce that View From The Quad, which at this point is a show over 5 years old, has to go on holiday for an indefinite period.

I’m finding myself less and less excited to be doing the show each week, and time constraints are becoming tighter and tighter as I aim to become more and more involved with the multiple award winning DCUfm over the next year, hopefully taking a management position.

Due to my involvement with DCUfm, I can promise you that this is not the last you will hear of Cian. VFTQ might be back, and I will hopefully post the odd bit of audio ever few weeks, maybe some stuff from Dragon*Con next September.

There is a final episode, but it ends abruptly as I realise that not only is a leaf strimmer outside pissing me off, but I’m no longer enjoying doing the show.

Thanks for listening, thanks for making this great, and come back next time, here on View From The Quad.

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VFTQ 215 – Pay to stop the Terminators

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View From The Quad 215 is FINALLY online, after several weeks of nothingness. For this I apologise.

Today on the show, I have a rather long list of topics covered. We have how teens are using tampons to get drunk, a laptop thief who didn’t count on the owner having an online backup solution and robotic clouds. We also have pirates which are offering discounts and how The Robots now can tell when you aren’t paying them attention. Scary stuff. There are a few other stories mixed in there as well, so get listening!

Remember: This show runs (mostly) on YOUR donations! If you like what you hear here and want more of the same, head over to www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and leave a donation! It can be any amount you want, or a monthly €2 subscription. Thanks!

You can contact Cian by emailing cian@viewfromthequad.com.
Follow Cian on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cianmm and follow Scodio Studios at http://www.twitter.com/scodio
Leave a comment on the show at www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and phone the voicemail line at 001 206 203 4610
VFTQ’s themesong is DoubleQuick by Blue Stahli. You can find it at http://www.FixtStore.com

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VFTQ 214 – Panel on the iPad 2

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On this week’s episode of View From The Quad, I decided to have a bit of a chat about the iPad 2, after Garageband crashed and lost my usual show.

A whole load is debated here, as I had one pro-iPad 2 panelist (Stu Helm from the International Mac Podcast) and one anti-iPad 2 panalist (Irish photographer, Lette Maloney) on the show.

Remember: This show runs (mostly) on YOUR donations! If you like what you hear here and want more of the same, head over to www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and leave a donation! It can be any amount you want, or a monthly €2 subscription. Thanks!

You can contact Cian by emailing cian@viewfromthequad.com.
Follow Cian on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cianmm and follow Scodio Studios at http://www.twitter.com/scodio
Leave a comment on the show at www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and phone the voicemail line at 001 206 203 4610
VFTQ’s themesong is DoubleQuick by Blue Stahli. You can find it at http://www.FixtStore.com

Check out the International Mac Podcast at http://impodcast.tv

Check out Lette’s work at http://moloneyphoto.com/

VFTQ 213 – Interrupted by a Shuttle Launch

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View From The Quad is best taken fresh from www.ViewFromTheQuad.com

Today on the show, we have a rather huge amount of Science stories, and very few Science Fiction ones, if any. But if that is your thing, you’ll LOVE it! It’s great. Stories include how Caffeine makes us easier to persuade, how an author is having his shit made into a new lifeform, how fuel can be made from plastic bags and a whole lot more. Like, loads more, mate. Loads.

Remember: This show runs (mostly) on YOUR donations! If you like what you hear here and want more of the same, head over to www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and leave a donation! It can be any amount you want, or a monthly €2 subscription. Thanks!

You can contact Cian by emailing cian@viewfromthequad.com.
Follow Cian on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cianmm and follow Scodio Studios at http://www.twitter.com/scodio
Leave a comment on the show at www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and phone the voicemail line at 001 206 203 4610
VFTQ’s themesong is DoubleQuick by Blue Stahli. You can find it at http://www.FixtStore.com

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Fine Gael Game

Fine Gael, the party which looks like it’s gonna win the Irish Election, has released a game. I have decided to review it.

VFTQ episode 212 – Blue Yeti

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You should download this episode of VFTQ from www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and nowhere else, you hear?

My my my, it’s been a long time since I last shouted profanities into your ears!

On this episode, we cover a whole lot of stories, as is the course here on VFTQ. Included within them are how an organisation are attempting to provide completely free internet access to the entire world by use of satellites, how the Greens in Ireland are proposing a internet tax, how a new artificial retina is helping some blind patients see, and I chat a little bit about the George Hrab concert that I helped organise. (I got to carry his guitar!!!)

Remember: This show runs (mostly) on YOUR donations! If you like what you hear here and want more of the same, head over to www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and leave a donation! It can be any amount you want, or a monthly €2 subscription. Thanks!

You can contact Cian by emailing cian@viewfromthequad.com.
Follow Cian on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cianmm and follow Scodio Studios at http://www.twitter.com/scodio
Leave a comment on the show at www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and phone the voicemail line at 001 206 203 4610
VFTQ’s themesong is DoubleQuick by Blue Stahli. You can find it at http://www.FixtStore.com

Click through to find the links related to this episode!

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VFTQ 211.5 – Quick Update

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Just a 10 minute update as to what is going on at the moment, why I haven’t been posting new shows, and an announcement of a cool little video series I’m involved in.

I hope to see you all on Feb 12th at The Exchange in Temple Bar to see George Hrab play live!

Sponsor: Visit gotomeeting.com, click the try it free button and use promo code: Podcast.

Remember: This show runs (mostly) on YOUR donations! If you like what you hear here and want more of the same, head over to www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and leave a donation! It can be any amount you want, or a monthly €2 subscription. Thanks!

You can contact Cian by emailing cian@viewfromthequad.com.

Follow Cian on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cianmm and follow Scodio Studios at http://www.twitter.com/scodio

Leave a comment on the show at www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and phone the voicemail line at 001 206 203 4610

VFTQ 211 – Homelessness in Ireland

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Here’s something you haven’t heard before! It’s a 12 minute documentary I had to make as part of my college course.

Researcher and Interviewer – Alan Leonard

Voicework, Editing – Cian Mac Mahon

Voxpops – Greg Creevey

Editing, Guitar – Michael Finn

Remember: This show runs on YOUR donations! If you like what you hear here and want more of the same, head over to www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and leave a donation! It can be any amount you want, or a monthly €2 subscription. Thanks!

You can contact Cian by emailing cian@viewfromthequad.com.
Follow Cian on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cianmm and follow Scodio Studios at http://www.twitter.com/scodio
Leave a comment on the show at www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and phone the voicemail line at 001 206 203 4610
Links
The Peter McVerry Trust - http://www.pmvtrust.ie/

VFTQ 210 – Cian News Bonanza

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VFTQ should be downloaded and enjoyed from www.ViewFromTheQuad.com

Hello! You! I haven’t seen you in AGES! It’s GREAT to see you! Awh!

This week, VFTQ is a mostly Cian-News-Show. Very little world news at all, although there is a bit of tech chat thrown about the place. Reviewed in the show are many pieces of media. Tron: Legacy, The Way Back, GEIST (Written by great friend of the show, Pip Ballantine), 127 Hours, Confessions of a Conjuror by Derren Brown and a few other bits and bobs. Also, I talk a bit about the projects I have been working on that have resulted in me not having time to record and I mention some cool announcement or other that I don’t actually make.

Remember: This show runs on YOUR donations! If you like what you hear here and want more of the same, head over to www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and leave a donation! It can be any amount you want, or a monthly €2 subscription. Thanks!

Links

http://vftq.info/gM7ZZv  - GEIST, by Philippa Ballantine
http://vftq.info/f9RX6u  - Confessions of a Conjuror by Derren Brown
You can contact Cian by emailing cian@viewfromthequad.com.
Follow Cian on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cianmm and follow Scodio Studios at http://www.twitter.com/scodio
Leave a comment on the show at www.ViewFromTheQuad.com and phone the voicemail line at 001 206 203 4610
VFTQ’s themesong is DoubleQuick by Blue Stahli. You can find it at http://www.FixtStore.com