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Archive for April, 2006

A Romp Around the First Maker Faire

Friday, April 28th, 2006

GETV takes a romp around the geek playground known as the Maker Faire. This inaugural event put on by MAKE Magazine brought out thousands of people to take in the beautiful weirdness. Follow Irina as she discovers a junior engineer, an electric giraffe, adult bouncing and who knows what else. Episode links: Maker Faire, MAKEzine, […]

EFF Email Debate: Should the Sender Pay?

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

GETV was present for the fancy & contentious EFF sponsored debate & fundraiser over the future of email. In the ring we have Danny O’Brien, EFF’s Activist Coordinator duking it out with Esther Dyson, internet luminary and editor of Release 1.0. This verbal smackdown is moderated by Mitch Kapor, EFF co-founder and well known supplier […]

Bring Your Own Big Wheels

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

On a rainy Easter Sunday in San Francisco, a bunch of overgrown men hopped on small plastic 3-wheeled vehicles and headed down the twisty, turny Lombard street. Episode links: byobw, squidlove, photos, lombard street download link

Craig Newmark Services Customers

Friday, April 14th, 2006

Another gem from SXSW. Irina discovers Craig Newmark at the Elk’s Lodge in Austin, just after helping retirees post ‘missed connections’ ads on Craig’s List. Episode links: craig newmark, craig’s list, craig & jimmy download link

Kent Bye Doesn’t Live in an Echo Chamber

Monday, April 10th, 2006

Kent Bye is on a mission to hold the media accountable and he needs your help. Irina catches up with Kent at Ritual Roasters, ground zero for collaborative dot-com startups, and finds out what the Echo Chamber Project is all about. Episode links: kent bye, echo chamber project, ritro, bill plante makeup, wisdom of the […]

SXSW2006: Bad Accent Throwdown

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Bad Accent Throwdown is a little comedic diversion that our own Irina Slutsky and Min Jung Kim dished out at the Fray Cafe in Austin during SXSW 2006. Bitches better recognize! Episode links: irinaslutsky, minjungkim, fraycafe, redeyedfly, sxsw2006 download link

Graham Leggat Talks Film & Citizen Media

Monday, April 3rd, 2006

This one is for the film geeks. The organizers of the 49th San Francisco International Film Festival are courting bloggers and videobloggers this year to help spread the love. We like love, so here we are. GETV Investigative Film Geek Violet Blue speaks with Graham Leggat, head of the SF Film Society which puts on […]