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  •  I remember Soledad from ZDTV (4+ / 0-)

    "Goddess of the Geeks"

    A nightly five-minute segment in which O'Brien engaged in spontaneous tech talk with a virtual reality cartoon character, Dev Null, was animated in real time on Silicon Graphics computers. The character was in fact ZDTV journalist Leo Laporte, who did the voice and actions while wearing a motion capture suit. When O'Brien sat at an espresso bar to read email from viewers, Dev Null flirted with her while answering her computer questions. .......
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    Author Clifford Stoll and columnist John C. Dvorak were both regular contributors. Sometimes billed as "the Net's evening news," the show also brought Soledad O'Brien Internet fame and the nickname "Goddess of the Geeks." while Lloyd Grove in The Washington Post dubbed her "television's first cyberbabe."

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    •  I watched The Site for years; I always liked (1+ / 0-)
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      sethtriggs

      her and I think MSNBC gave up on something big when they let it die in favor of 24/7 Princess Diana coverage.

      "The first drawback of anger is that it destroys your inner peace; the second is that it distorts your view of reality. If you come to understand that anger is really unhelpful, you can begin to distance yourself from anger." - The Dalai Lama

      by auron renouille on Tue Aug 14, 2012 at 12:04:22 PM PDT

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