Katie Linendoll chats with Esben Staerk Joergensen President of LEGO Education about their newly unveiled LEGO SPIKE Prime, which puts STEAM education in the classroom.
After a winter 10k run in Iceland, Katie Linendoll chats with Icelandic triathlete, Dagny Jonsdottir, who shares what it’s like training in the land of fire and ice. She primarily runs outdoors — and likes to challenge herself with uphill terrain in the snowiest and most extreme conditions.
We are just beginning to understand the full impact smartphones and laptop screens have on our eyes. Katie Linendoll chats with founder and mechanical engineer Ali Habib who founded uMay Rest with his sister Sharmin, an ophthalmologist. This gadget claims that heat, cooling and Thermal Meditation can ease the damaging effects of too much screen time on the eyes. Ali shares their entrepreneur story and experience as a first time startup exhibitor at CES.
Katie Linendoll learns how to train a Harris's Hawk with Falconer Sean O'Halloran at Dromoland School of Falconry at Dromoland Castle in Ireland. Sean also shares how technology is utilized more and more to train birds of prey.
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.
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.
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 the history, geology and off-roading possibilities. Katie Linendoll chats with Rob MacMullan, Content Manager of Pink Jeep Tours, on location.
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. Bonus: Chef Mike of City Vineyard joins the conversation.
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 premier 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 Kari to learn what it takes to be one of the world’s top CrossFit athletes. Kari is also a former four time Big Ten Champion Gymnast, as a member of the University of Michigan Varsity Gymnastics team from 2007-2011. She also holds the New York State bench press record, at 240 lbs!
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.
Katie Linendoll visits Cape Canaveral to follow up on a story that she has been covering with HP Printing and NASA. She watched as the printer was launched into space 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. Katie Linendoll chats with Matt O'Brien who is leading the charge for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their own eSports partnerships.
We often think that the toy industry is just about fun and games, but when it comes to the financial market its 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).
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.
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 hydropowered 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.
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 more savvy-- encouraging them to look beyond the number of followers, into the quality of the content and true engagement.
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! Full video of this interview available at: https://youtu.be/cORfJSeScRE
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 in pediatric cancer and also an exciting partnership with HP. HP is redecorating hospital rooms cross country from floor to ceiling with their state-of-the-art printing technology and also providing virtual reality headsets, as distraction technology, for patients in treatment.
Ken Sklute gives Katie Linendoll tips on how to shoot that perfect eclipse photo - spoiler alert, it's not with a smartphone. 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.
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.
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.
Katie chats with Andrew Song and Allison Swope about the far reaching capabilities of Facebook Messenger. Of course you can communicate with your friends, but did you know that you can chat with TSA and/or order a pizza instantly? With 1.2b users on Messenger, its no wonder that it takes 100k bots and counting to maintain the current platform.