Spark on Personal Domain Names

Remember back in the 70s1 when I posted about how we should all have our own domain names and then held a workshop to walk the interested through the process?

Well Spark picked up the notion this week and we taped an interview over the ISDN from CBC Charlottetown to CBC Toronto this afternoon. Thanks to the quick work in the Spark boiler room, you can listen to the raw interview now, mere hours later. Spark will follow with a blog post on Thursday, and the real live radio show will swallow the edited audio later.

I arrived early at CBC for the taping and thus got to spend a pleasant 20 minutes chatting about broadcast audio with the inimitable Kenny Adams. If I ever decide to paddle across the Atlantic in a canoe, and need someone to arrange a live audio remote from the Sargasso Sea, Kenny is my man.

1. by “the 70s” I mean “last year at this time.”


Cudhil Meaban's picture
Cudhil Meaban on February 25, 2009 - 01:19 Permalink

That’s quite a clear picture of the why’s &
wherefores of domain naming ~ well done Peter.
Hope Nora doesn’t edit it too much … :-)

Sandy's picture
Sandy on February 25, 2009 - 01:52 Permalink

Just thought that this would be a good place to warn people against using Trinic to register their domain names. Our long saga with them just got worse this week and another company swooped in and bought Dale’s that he already paid for until December 2009.

Stephen's picture
Stephen on February 25, 2009 - 04:19 Permalink

I registered my real name .com the same day I received an email from some guy in Massachusetts (who found me via Google) just wanting to say hi because we shared the same name.

Derekmac's picture
Derekmac on February 25, 2009 - 14:55 Permalink

I registered .com domain names for all family members several years ago. Get ‘em now before someone else with your name does! They make unique gifts (not sure how you wrap them though). If the .com is taken, shoot for the .ca.
Hint: don’t use any hyphens or underscores in the name.

Oredco Organics's picture
Oredco Organics on April 10, 2009 - 18:29 Permalink

Just my system?.. the audio kept cutting out.