Our illustrious leader is interviewed by Michael Wolf of ABI Research. I haven't listened to the podcast myself, but it looks like they talk about CableCard, Pika, and the availability of some often-requested features.

From the website:

My guest is Joe Belfiore, the VP and big kahuna of all things Media Center and Media Center Extender at Microsoft. The conversation is a great update on all things Media Center and MCX from the guy who is running the show.