In the giant ledger that weighs up the pros and cons of the Internet for humanity, one of the unalloyed virtues is the easy availability of world class lecture series you can watch or hear for free.
Recently I’ve been interested in game theory, but annoyingly the Yale site only gives an iTunes U link like this:
But I don’t have an iPod, do I have to mess around with hulking great mp3 files separately? Ah-ha, no. You can change “Browse” to “Feed” like this in the URL to get an RSS feed:
… which you can subscribe to with Google Listen.
I like to use a URL shortener such as bit.ly to save me typing all that into my phone, getting it down to http://bit.ly/fcJQuz.