She produced, engineered, and co-hosted the CNET podcast Buzz Out Loud.Originally from Connecticut, Veronica is the daughter of Barbara Belmont née Wruck, a former Coleco Vice President, and a father that worked for Hasbro.Some schoolgirls may still think of science and technology as the province of boys, but statistics show an increasing number of girl gamers populating online universes.Veronica Belmont, a loud-and-proud geek ever since gate-crashing the boy-heavy science club in high school, thinks girls today are still sensitive about how they're perceived but anticipates a sea change in the near future."It's only a matter of time before it's acceptable for girls to call themselves geeks," she said recently from her San Francisco roost."Between 40-48 percent of all video game players are female and it's about 50-50 with World of Warcraft.' " But don't mistake -- most girls aren't partial to shoot-em-ups or war games like the boys."There are still some issues with bandwidth caps, lag-time issues and security, but the developing technology could be a game changer." And new games are always welcome.If you Go: Fireside chat with Veronica Belmont, online host of Qore and Tekzilla WHEN: 7-9 p.m.
While studying audio and sound production in college, Belmont got an internship with CNET, the pioneering online company that was purchased by CBS Interactive last year.Growing up, Veronica had a subscription to Weekly World News and Mad Magazine, and had one wall of her bedroom covered in MAD covers.She attended Emerson College, in Boston, Massachusetts, to study audio production and new media studies.Als je op de website klikt of op de website navigeert, ga je ermee akkoord dat we op en buiten Facebook informatie verzamelen via cookies.Meer informatie, zoals over hoe je je instellingen kunt aanpassen, vind je hier: cookiebeleid.Belmont spends one day per week writing and shooting Tekzilla shows.The rest of the week is largely devoted to working on four monthly Qore shows.Part of that includes a lot of time in the air, as she travels to location shoots around the world.In Amsterdam, recently, she met with Guerrilla, one of Europe's leading game development studios; in Paris, she interviewed the developer of the atmospheric game "Heavy Rain"; in Tokyo, she shot a piece on Sony's 10-year plan for PS3.Estimated cost of Trump's military parade: .2 million Cost to provide housing for every homeless veteran in America (40,000): .7 million Trump wants a military parade in his honor. Man, you guys sure do need to stop talking about Veronica's lovelife. Still, even if I wasn't, I'd like to think she could do better than that beer swilling dorkus. You are both in the same field, seem to be Apple supporters.