Basically, it strips away a lot of the techiness and geekiness associated with podcasting and makes it easier to get at the shows you want. This may be just what’s needed to allow podcasting to go mainstream, although it will interesting to see what Apple come up with in the next version of iTunes.
After a short while kicking the wheels of the site, I began to think about all the tinkering that third-party developers could would do if this were opened up. I shot off an email to tech support. Yes, Virginia, Odeo will have an API.
A fun, easy to use site with a powerful API… sounds like an audio version of Flickr. Ain’t nuthin’ wrong wit dat.