Part 1: [audio:http://media.blubrry.com/winelover/recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-22622/TS-249092.mp3|titles=Dave Nelsen founder and former CEO of Talkshoe]
Dave Nelsen, founder and former CEO of Talkshoe to joined us for a long fireside chat. Dave has an extensive background in telecommunications and it was great to get his take on today’s situation. He also spoke extensively about Talkshoe’s technologies used in PSTN, VoIP and on the web.
Is Skype about to become history? Dean Collins began a discussion about news he got from an Australian paper about the Ebay/Skype rumors. It seems when they bought Skype, Ebay The Devil didn’t purchase the core technology?
The Asterisk users list has an interesting thread where religious convictions opinions about POTS vs SIP (SIP vs Analog lines) are being flung right and left as usual. Since it’s a lazy summer, at least speaking for myself on vacation, we can kick this around among us as well.
Also, Maxim in Zurich mentioned an interesting site on Twitter: Gizmo Voice where youcan see the tricks needed to get a free Google Voice phone number and connect it to your Gizmo number to make and receive calls to/from USA numbers. You can also use the Gizmo Call site to make calls with your Gizmo account using a Flash client on that web page.