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A Look Back

  • Episode 300
  • June 18, 2013

Carrie Webb takes us on a trip back in time over the history of Category5 Technology TV as we celebrate our 300th episode.

This episode is sponsored in part by: Adzerk, netTALK DUO, Netflix, Eco Alkalines.

Topics Covered:

  • Carrie Webb presents from the Category5 studios in Barrie, Ontario.
  • {play 1:54}The screencasts that lead to the creation of a live show.
  • {play 2:50}Category5 TV - Episode 1.
  • {play 5:19}Why Robbie started Category5 TV.
  • {play 5:54}The story behind our one lost episode.
  • {play 6:50}A product review that skyrocketed our viewership - the Aliph Jawbone BlueTooth headset.
  • {play 9:42}How Carrie Webb got involved in Category5 TV during the late part of Season 1.
  • {play 13:27}Our first aniversary special in front of a live studio audience.
  • {play 16:42}Our interview with Mark Shuttleworth, founder and former CEO of Canonical, the makers of Ubuntu Linux.
  • {play 18:39}Using our tech show to save lives with the help of St. John Ambulance in Barrie, Ontario.
  • {play 23:02}When Carrie Webb left the show.
  • {play 24:58}Introducing Christy Burton to the Category5 TV team.
  • {play 32:04}The unRAID server build.
  • {play 35:44}Robbie Ferguson appears on the official release CD of Ubuntu Jaunty Jackelope with his video "The Spirit of Ubuntu".
  • {play 37:32}The introduction of Telestream Wirecast.
  • {play 38:02}How Hillary Rumball came to be a part of Category5 TV.
  • {play 39:39}The day the Category5 TV studio was robbed.
  • {play 42:24}Saying goodbye to Christy Burton, and a short break for Hillary Rumball.
  • {play 43:43}Welcoming Eric Kidd to the Category5 TV team.
  • {play 45:20}How Christa Wells became a part of the Category5 TV team.
  • {play 47:22}The first Category5 TV music video: Tuesday. A parody of Rebecca Black's song, Friday.
  • {play 50:12}How we grew in Season 5.
  • {play 50:27}Introducing Rachel Xu to the Category5 TV team.
  • {play 53:02}How Erika Lalonde came to be involved in Category5 TV.
  • {play 56:18}How Sasha Dirmeitis used Robbie's pain to find her way to the Category5 TV team.
  • {play 59:18}Our fifth anniversary celebration.
  • {play 59:46}Introducing Abigail Smith (now Abigail Page) to the Category5 TV team.
  • {play 61:11}Carrie Webb signs off.

Links to Relevant Web Sites:

  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Carrie Webb

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