The landmark event of the KDE calendar, the KDE World Conference, continues to surprise even its most excitable fans with the emergence of six audio interviews recorded at aKademy 2006, in Dublin, Ireland. The interviews all feature prominent current contributors, and cover a diverse and interesting mix of topics relevant to the present and future of the KDE project. To get future audio features automatically, subscribe to one of the KDE://radio RSS feeds: Ogg, MP3. Read on for a summary of the interviews.
- Matthias Kretz: Open Source Desktop Multimedia
Phonon is a hot topic when it comes to the Free sofwtare desktop and KDE4. Wade Olsen takes a few minutes to talk with Matthias Kretz on this topic while in Dublin.
- Jens Herden: KhmerOS and KDE In Asia
Living in Cambodia and working on both Quanta and KhmerOS, Jens Herden shares his insights on KDE, open source and Asia with Wade Olsen at this year's aKademy.
- Jos van den Oever: The Search For Strigi
Indexing engine author Jos van den Oever explores the possibilities of Strigi and KDE4 with Wade Olsen as a means to find and explore information.
- Ken Wimer and David Vignoni: KDE 4's New Look
Two members of KDE's talented art team, Ken Wimer and David Vignoni, chat about art and beauty with Wade Olsen in Dublin while at aKademy 2006.
- Cornelius Schumacher: Organising Akademy
KDE developer and KDE e.V. board member Cornelius Schumacher speaks with Wade Olsen in Dublin about the efforts put into organising aKademy 2006 to make it a successful and worthwhile event.
- Pradeepto Bhattacharya: KDE.in(dia)
Pradeepto Bhattacharya and Wade Olsen discuss Pradeepto's work with the KDE India regional group, KDE Asia and aKademy 2006.
In related news Daniel Molkentin did an interview on RadioTux in German, talking about Phonon, Plasma and KDE-PIM.