Katie Linendoll chats with Funko CEO Brian Mariotti at New York Comic Con about their nearly 600 million dollar per year business. From Brady Bunch to WWE they have every fan based covered. Brian chats about their strong dedication to fans and the precision of nerd details ...that all nerds can appreciate! Brian also shares which license Funko has yet to attain.Read More
Each week, Emmy-winning tech expert Katie Linendoll breaks down the latest trends, shares first looks in technology and science and interviews the most notable minds in the industry.
Beyond the workplace the telepresence robot can be a game changer in many unexpected sectors like healthcare, senior centers or education. Imagine a child undergoing cancer treatment, who can finally join their class at school! The real-life applications are widespread.
The team at OhmniLabs created a robot that is not only super simple to set up, but also easy to use and control remotely. Katie Linendoll chats with Jill Nguyen about reinventing the telepresence market.Read More
Take a trip through the awe inspiring landscape of Sedona on a Pink Jeep Tour! Riding in a Pink Jeep is an experience in itself, but even more memorable when getting an insider look at this history, geology and off-roading possibilities. Katie Linendoll chats with Rob MacMullan, Content Manager of Pink Jeep Tours, on location.Read More
Coming in Hot Sauce!
This is not your average Tabasco. Katie Linendoll heads to a hot sauce taste testing at Heatonist in NYC known for its expert curation of the world's finest hot sauces. She chats with the founder and hot sauce aficionado Noah Chaimberg about the science of peppers, Scoville units and the hottest peppers on the planet.Read More
Inside VR World NYC
Set foot in a different reality. Katie Linendoll chats with Tommy Goodkin Head of Content at VR World in New York City. VR World has five floors with over 50 virtual reality experiences. A premiere destination to experience the most immersive VR content from walking a plank 300 feet in the air to virtually painting the world around you to playing some highly competitive dodgeball.
Katie Linendoll chats with the shatterproof, 2016 Fittest American Female! Learn what it takes to be one of the world’s top CrossFit athletes. Kari is a four time Big Ten Champion Gymnast, as a member of the University of Michigan Varsity Gymnastics team from 2007-2011. She is a four time Crossfit Games Athlete, and holds the New York State bench press record, at 240 lbs!Read More
Katie Linendoll chats with Silicon Valley innovator and futurist Kevin Surace as Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before congress. They discuss the goals of Cambridge Analytica and what every consumer should be aware of when it comes to their privacy and digital footprint.Read More
Katie Linendoll visits Cape Canaveral to follow up on a story that she has been covering with HP Printing and NASA. She watched as SpaceX Mission CRS-14 launched the printer into space! The HP ENVY ISS traveled aboard the Dragon Capsule on the Falcon 9 rocket with 5,800 lbs of other science and research equipment destined for the ISS.
Katie chats with Ron Stephens - R&D Manager, Specialty Printing Systems HP, Inc. to learn how his team collaborated to create this high tech zero gravity printer.
Can you make a career out of being a professional gamer? Its legit. The world of eSports and professional gaming has grown like crazy over the past few years. What many would write off as activities taking place in a parents basement are now selling out Madison Square Garden, attracting jaw dropping numbers of online streams, and earning pros prizes in the millions. Heck its even being considered as an Olympic sport! Katie Linendoll chats with Matt O'Brien who is leading the charge for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their own eSports partnerships.Read More
We often think that the toy industry is just about fun and games, but when it comes to the financial market it's a 26 billion dollar industry in the US alone! Katie Linendoll sits down to talk toys with Sven Gerjets CTO of Mattel at the Toy Fair 2018. Topics include Mattel's vision to accommodate the modern tech kid; how they can take an iconic brand like Hot Wheels and give it an upgrade for the next generation; and how they are addressing privacy concerns with connected toys (something we never worried about in the Olden Days).Read More
Nintendo recently announced Nintendo Labo – STEM-focused interactive kits that work with Nintendo Switch. After a first hands-on look (and build!) Katie Linendoll chatted with David Young, assistant manager PR Nintendo of America. Labo Variety and Robot kits will hit shelves April 20th.Read More
Drinking water is something that we often take for granted. In areas where this resource is scarce, why not turn to Mother Nature to help us naturally solve this problem? In this episode, we explore the innovative technology of Zero Mass Water, a hydro-powered solar panel that uses the natural elements of sunshine and air to extract one case of drinking water per day. Katie Linendoll chats with Cody Friesen, Founder, and CEO of Zero Mass Water.Read More
Online sales this holiday season are booming. With the influx of connected devices entering the home, your network security should be an important focus — as hackers are especially active during the shopping season. I've partnered up with Norton to showcase its Norton Core Secure WiFi Router, a device that will help protect your home computer and connected devices. I had the opportunity to chat with John Cook, Norton senior director of product management, to discuss the importance of network security in this IT focused podcast.
In this high-speed world of lightning-fast information sharing, Buck joins Katie Linendoll to share his perspective on the complex, sometimes darker side of social media and the dangers of modern day journalism where priorities often lie with being first out of the gate. Buck's unique perspective, as a conservative radio host and former CIA officer, helps consumers of information to become savvier — encouraging them to look beyond the number of followers, into the quality of the content and true engagement.Read More
Katie rejoins Ashley Eckstein, voice of Ahsoka Tano on the Star Wars animated series, at New York City Comic Con. As founder of Her Universe, one of the world's top female clothing lines for Star Wars, Marvel and Doctor Who, Ashely is both an artistic and a business savvy powerhouse... a real Wonder Woman!Read More
The Batcole Foundation was founded in loving memory of Cole, who passed away from neuroblastoma when he was only 11 years old. It's mission is to improve the overall experience of cancer care for patients and their families. A proud Team Batcole member, Katie chats with Carol Winnefeld, Cole's mother, about the unique ways that the foundation is living out its mission. Projects include raising funds for clinical research & also an exiting tech partnership with HP involving hospital room makeovers & VR.Read More
Ken Sklute gives Katie Linendoll tips on how to shoot that perfect eclipse photo - spoiler alert, it's not with a smart phone. Canon has knighted Ken with the impressive title of being a "Canon Explorer of Light,” a distinction held by only 51 of the top photographers worldwide. Ken also chats eclipse safety and warns that many could be at risk for damaging their eyes if they don't wear proper protective eye gear. They also discuss our era of digital film and debate what crosses the line and becomes overmanipulation.
Katie chats with Miheer Walavalkar, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer of LiveLike, a company that is bringing live sports into virtual reality. They are enabling audiences to experience huge events like the Super Bowl in Virtual and also collaborating with big brands like Fox Sports.Read More
Did you know there is a gadget that can keep sharks away? In honor of Shark Week, Katie chats with Nathan Garrison, the co-founder of Sharkbanz, who shares how 10 years of research with scientists and marine biologists led him to create the world’s first shark deterrent wearable.Read More
Katie speaks with Matt Lloyd head of communications at iRobot and Chief Marketing Officer at RSE (Robots in Service of the Environment). Katie and Matt discuss a new robot created by RSE to tackle the invasion of the lionfish in Bermuda.
This is an ecological story that Katie has been following for many years.Read More