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Bernie Goldbach
Works at Limerick Institute of Technology
Attended US Air Force Academy
Lives in Cashel, Ireland
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Digging around in IFTTT to find the recipes +Ruth Arnold used to circumvent the Audioboom login wall when sharing audio clips.
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Good to see more general takeup of IFTTT these days - it is an excellent service
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In case you missed it, new users of are "unlimited listening with a free account". The choice of those words are important, especially for those who crave either the record button or the ramblyboo genre.
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Considering I saw Lance testing IFTT integration before these changes, I am assuming the feeds (hidden anyway) will not be locked any time soon.
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After +Ernmander shared his test count, I started thinking about what it was like working on the moon. For you earthlings, there is no air on the moon, so that means sound cannot travel above the surface. When I banged my finger with the moon hammer, nobody could hear me scream. If I ever wanted to talk to Ernie when walking about on the Moon’s surface, I would need to use the radios in my air-filled helmet. So that lunar test count of Ernie's was very valuable--you needed to execute a test count before each lunar walkabout. 
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+Bernie Goldbach I love your insight 
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I always pick up clever things from +Eoin Kennedy and he's flying the flag for effective social media in an #LSADmedia  workshop I'm attending today.
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After this Limerick conversation, several students figured out how to latch onto friendly Twitterbots, accelerating their number of Twitter followers sharply beyond 1000.
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Traveling through PHL with my earbuddies (notice the orange coloured rectangle on the Lumia) and pausing to make an FIR comment.
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I wonder if anyone has noticed Soundcloud, Stitcher or Audioboom gathering print journos as audio channels. The Irish Times is jumping feet first into online radio. In the US, the supply of talk radio is dwindling in local markets. The Boston Herald has been using its radio station since late 2013 and when news now breaks, Boston Herald reporters try to get it on the radio first before posting it online or to social media.
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Pointing out to friends that the Dropbox filled with #febooary  audio prompts can be reached at
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Without a doubt, the audio montage created by +Mark Cotton in homage to "The English Style" is a keeper.
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So kind of you to say so +Bernie Goldbach
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Footprints for #febooary  appearing on Huffduffer, one of the keepers of internet lore.
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I pull Huffduffer RSS feeds into one of my podcatchers. It's Old Skool and resilient.
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Sharing #myFIRview  while recording a contribution for an upcoming show. Hopefully, the one I recorded captures quiet ambience instead of departure lounge buzz.
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Wearables are featuring more frequently in FIR episodes. I pocket my main wearable (a Lumia 1520) and hope my FIR comment explains more about its four (4) on-board mics.
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    International Affairs, 1972 - 1976
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You might know @topgold (me in many neighbourhoods). +353 86 1743369
Babbles as Topgold. Writes for the Irish Examiner, teaches at Tipperary Institute, and produces occasionally.
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Ran 52 miles one day for $10.
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  • Limerick Institute of Technology
    Senior Creative Multimedia Lecturer, 2011 - present
  • Tipperary Institute
    Multimedia Lecturer, 2000 - 2011
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    Course Developer, 1992 - 1996
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    Airlift Analyst, 1981 - 1982
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We visit the Woodland Villas in Parknasilla every three years. That's not frequent enough. Our 6yo wants to return for swimming, kayaking and hulu hoop lessons before the end of the summer.
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The Trustev team knows who you are and who is on the other side of the screen (or the counter) better than you can figure out yourself. And added plus: their espresso coffee pods are brilliant.
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Our 5yo wanted to adopt a rabbit and our 2yo wanted to take home a goat. They had more fun in Glendeer Pet Farm than they do in Fota Wildlife Park, primarily because of the hands-on time they got with small furry friends.
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We have held several office parties in the restaurant downstairs, enjoying excellent service from courteous and efficient staff. Pizza for lunch is a good bargain and during the summer, you might get it served outside on the cobbled area in front of the hotel. The most charming spaces are inside, including comfy leather chairs in the pub area and seats for couples along the wall of the restaurant. I wish we could bring a baby stroller into the restaurant but the stairwell makes it impossible.
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We enjoyed the grounds and the spacious surroundings kept the kids occupied while six adults ate and drank in Jack's Bistro. The Innovation Centre downstairs is well-engineered with soundproofing, data connections and creative spaces. Although I enjoyed the service standard and the quality of pasta in the bistro, the rest of my family thought the portions should have been larger. That said, we're going back for a longer walkabout some weekend during the winter.
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Our two kids enjoyed their two hours and liked the outdoor garden on the roof the best. Some of the hands-on demonstration areas weren't working so our 5yo missed out as a TV presenter and as a castle maiden on stage. She also wanted to ride in the Audi but couldn't wade in among all the enthusiastic boys with the same idea. It's less expensive to eat in one of the cafes outside than inside the venue so we came a half hour early to do that. I read the comments in the reception book before entering the space and learned about some of the snags that might exist. During our visit, things went well. We'll return for another two hour (exhausting) session and with the cousins next time.
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