The Plan8 – 002 – Veronica Belmont

The Plan8 had the pleasure of chatting with the geeky tech show host Veronica Belmont.

Veronica is the co-host of Revision3’s tech-centric show, Tekzilla, and Qore on the Playstation Network. Previous to that, she hosted several other online video shows and podcasts, including Mahalo Daily, Buzz Out LoudMP3 Insider, and Crave. She also created tech video content for CNET TV, including the popular series Prizefight. Veronica frequently guest hosts other technology-related podcasts, and speaks about technology, gaming, and social networking. In her spare time, she hosts the science fiction and fantasy-themed podcast / book club The Sword and Laser. She currently resides in San Francisco, with one technology writer and two cats. She attended Emerson College, B.A. in Audio/Radio, focus in New Media studies.

In this episode Veronica and I talk about …

  • Growing up geek
  • What drives her with all her current work
  • College years
  • Hobbies
  • Book choices
  • Her personal choices of CES hits and misses
  • Her disappointment with Macworld SF 2009
  • Drunken Dungeons & Dragons college memories
  • Her torrid love affair with Star Trek
  • And being a Trekkie / Trekker
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Originally from the Maryland beltway area. Patrick lived in Los Angeles for a couple of years. Now he is based in the Portland area. In the past Patrick has been an IT engineer, technology consultant, software trainer, technology journalist, blogger, and podcaster. Currently he is returning to school for a degree in Computer Science & Engineering.

Patrick Roanhouse – who has written posts on Plan8.