Author: George Wood

I was born in California, but have lived in Sweden since 1975, working at Radio Sweden. I spent many years writing and presenting our program for shortwave listeners, “Sweden Calling DXers”. With the gradual phase-out of shortwave in favor of the Internet, I’ve since moved on to being our webmaster. My big claim to web fame has been that I was the first person in Sweden to post a radio program on the Internet, in 1994…the first person in Europe to post a radio program in English.

Apple Killed My iPad

The ios 4.2.1 upload, runnlng on my work computer, totally froze my iPad. When I hooked it up to its primary PC at home, the only solution was a complete restore, erasing everything. So now I have to reinstall all…

Review: Posterous

This is intended as a review (and test) of Posterous, a service making it possible to post to blogs and social media from mobile devices via e-mail. It looks good, wasn’t that hard to configure for my WordPress-blog, Facebook, Twitter,…

Has the BBC Changed Its Podcast Policy?

One of my favorite radio programs is the BBC’s “In Our Time”. Every Thursday, except for a summer break, Melvyn Bragg and three varying and eloquent academic experts discuss what in Swedish would be called “idéhistoria”. Besides pure history, the…