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Alexis Santos
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Content for Binpress, Engadget Contributing Editor. New College of Florida alum. Loves entrepreneurship, technology, archaeology and anthropology.
Content for Binpress, Engadget Contributing Editor. New College of Florida alum. Loves entrepreneurship, technology, archaeology and anthropology.

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Whoa! +Binpress is up on Product Hunt! http://www.producthunt.com/posts/binpress-2-0 Mind giving us some support?

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The worlds of +Engadget and +Binpress collided for this interview. Brett used to head up the web dev efforts for Engadget, and last year he struck off on his own to work on his own dev projects.

Give it a listen, or read the transcript!
Developer, author, and podcaster +Brett Terpstra talks about how he got his start, lessons learned from freelancing and much more. Listen in or read the transcript!

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Hey, all!

I've compiled some tips for getting YouTubers and folks on Twitch to give your game a whirl. Thanks go out to Ryan Letourneau (Northernlion) and Michael Shaevitch (SmikeTV), who each put together presentations on the subject.

Have anything else to add? Have you had any luck spreading the word about your game on YouTube?

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Wowza.
We never thought a video would be watched in numbers greater than a 32-bit integer (=2,147,483,647 views), but that was before we met PSY. "Gangnam Style" has been viewed so many times we have to upgrade!

Hover over the counter in PSY's video to see a little math magic and stay tuned for bigger and bigger numbers on YouTube. 

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Ever used LibreOffice (or OpenOffice)? If so, you'll want to listen to my interview with +Florian Effenberger.
+Florian Effenberger, Executive Director of +The Document Foundation, chats with us about +LibreOffice, why marketing is essential for open source, and much more. Listen in!

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Had a good time interviewing Andi. Give the episode a listen, or read through the transcript!
+PHP co-creator and +Zend CEO, Andi Gutmans,, chats with us about the past and future of PHP.

I'm sorry, but I have to toot my own horn.

Someone reviewed the +Binpress Podcast and left a glowing review I had to share:

I Love Listening To These!!!
by Derek Carlson

From age 12 to 28 I was a programmer; for the last 14, not so much - I just got sick of it. But listening to Alexis is so engaging and delightful, and the personalities and stories of the people he has interviewed are so real, so authentic, so insightful, that I'm finding myself once again inspired by software engineering. And I am so touched by the model of Open Source and by the idea of communities doing stuff for the love of it. That's the kind of world I want to live in. I get uplifted and inspired by every single podcast thus far and hope there's lots more coming. Excellent, excellent job.

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That makes me incredibly happy. Not bad for the first review.

via: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-binpress-podcast/id897178291?mt=2

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Nuggets of wisdom I've picked up from interviewing 10 business-minded devs.

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Want to enjoy traveling for less (or even free)? Who doesn't!

Join Zach Honig, Miles & Points Expert and Benet Wilson, Air Travel Expert as we answer your questions and offer up some clever hacks to save money on your next trip! 

This hangout will be hosted by Lindsay Sanchez, an About.com Social Media Engagement Manager.

Submit your questions ahead of time by clicking the "Q&A" button in the video player! 

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Our guests:

Zach Honig is a frequent flier who travels up to 200,000 miles per year, often on award tickets in international business and first class. He spends more than 100 nights in hotels in dozens of countries each year, earning hundreds of thousands of miles and points annually from travel, while boosting his accounts through credit card signup bonuses, strategized spending, shopping portals and other opportunities. 

Zach travels the world both in his capacity as a technology editor and through frequent personal travel with friends and family. He's been collecting miles and points for more than a decade, having first earned elite status with American Airlines during his freshman year of college.

Read more about Zach here: http://milesandpoints.about.com/bio/Zach-Honig-125586.htm

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Benét J. Wilson writes for a non-profit aviation association.  She is also an aviation/travel freelance journalist, and has written for publications and blogs including CrankyFlier.com, ACI-NA Centerlines, Aviation International News, Airport World, the Airline Passenger Experience magazine. and the Runway Girl Network. Wilson has worked for aviation publications, including Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine, Aviation Daily and Commuter/Regional Airline News. She has also worked at the Regional Airline Association, Mesa Air Group, Rolls-Royce and Delta Air Lines.  She blogs at AviationQueen.com on aviation and travel topics and is working on her private pilot's certificate. 


Read more about Benét here: http://airtravel.about.com/bio/Benet-Wilson-124210.htm

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