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The Techie Geek – Episode 28 – Show Notes

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co-host David Abbott from “The Linux Crazy” podcast

0:55 - Interview with John Todd, the Open Source Community Director for Digium, the company behind Asterisk, the open source PBX.
5:05 - Apache httpd
5:18 - The vintage NeXT Computer
7:30 - OpenBSD
8:20 - Sun Solaris
8:25 - Sip protocol
12:05 - O’Reilly book “Asterisk, The Future of Telephony” download it here as a PDF. A Cookbook with sample dial plans is in the works.
12:52 - Openfire by Jive, Jabber, Apache, MySQL, Python
14:35 - Open Source phones
14:50 - Google Android and the G1
16:20 - TalkPlus and cool phone tricks
20:00 - How does Caller ID work?
22:15 - Asterisk email lists
28:20 - The AstriCon Asterisk conference
31:15 - IAX2 protocol
34:00 - Podcast interview with Danny Windham, CEO of Digium, and a podcast interview with Mark Spencer, Founder and CTO of Asterisk
35:30 - Business models that are similar to Digium
37:00 - Get the source code for v1.6 and start hacking
38:35 - Asterisk supports video on SIP
39:35 - Skype and Asterisk are teaming up. In 2009 you will be able to call a Skype user by dialing their Skype ID

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Written by Russ Wenner

November 16th, 2008 at 5:31 pm