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Archive for June, 2006

RoboGames 2006 WrapUp

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

GETV RoboReporter Violet Blue found herself amidst deadly combat robots and their makers at RoboGames 2006 recently held in San Francisco. Violet talks to the creators behind competitors MegaByte, Pipe Wench, Snakebyte, Devil’s Plunger and SubZero. Episode links: Violet Blue, RoboGames 2006, Robotic Death Company, Team PlumbCrazy, Team Hammertime QT (.mov) download link, innerTOOB version […]

Previewing Digg Version 3

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

Digg had a super secret early preview party for digg version 3, slated to take over the world on Monday June 26th. Irina caught up with Kevin Rose, co-founder and chief architect of digg, to tell us about a secret feature that may or may have made it into version 3. She also chats with […]

RoboGames: Monty Reed Shall Walk

Monday, June 19th, 2006

While at RoboGames 2006, GETV RoboReporter Violet Blue spoke with Monty Reed of They Shall Walk about the robotic exo-skeletal suit he developed to assist himself after being paralyzed in a parachute accident. Monty demonstrates prototype 13b for us. Episode links: Violet Blue, Monty Reed, They Shall Walk, Robert Heinlein, RoboGames 2006 download link

Who is Your Secret Vlogger Crush?

Friday, June 16th, 2006

We were recently at Vloggercon 2006 in San Francisco where GETV’s Irina Slutsky prodded videobloggers to reveal their secret vlogger crush. Now that these secrets are out of the bag, there is no going back. Episode links: Vloggercon, Amber MacArthur, Kent Nichols, Paul Knight, Amanda Congdon, Casey McKinnon, Bre Pettis, Zadi Diaz, Eric Rice, Chuck […]

Robert Scoble Has Some Big News

Monday, June 12th, 2006

GETV was at Vloggercon over the weekend, where infamous Microsoft blogger Robert Scoble dropped some big news about his future. Irina gets the dirt on why in the world someone like Robert would leave a cushy job at Microsoft for a little podcast media startup job in the Valley. Really, it’s all about the ladies. […]

What is the Square Root of Net?

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

GETV invades the nonprofit geekosphere. Visiting Canadian GETV correspondent Sarah Pullman goes deep undercover at the Netsquared Conference focusing on the intersection of geeks and social change. Sarah asks the question that surprisingly almost everyone has an answer to. Episode links: Netsquared Conference, Sarah Pullman, Marshall Kirkpatrick, Mark Liu, Rachel Weidinger, Allen Gunn, Fresh White, […]

Charlie’s Real Life Chocolate Factory

Monday, June 5th, 2006

Ever wondered how chocolate is made? Wonder no more as we take a tour with a real life Charlie and his real life chocolate factory. After winning the golden ticket and the hostile takeover of Wonka’s factory, Chuck Siegel moved on and founded Charles Chocolates, a tasty little San Francisco Bay area chocolatier. Sit back […]