Mostly Credited As: Kevin Rose
Birth Name: Robert Kevin Rose
Date Of Birth: February 21, 1977 (Age 36)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Shasta County, California
He was born in California and grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. He attended a vocational-technical school before attending UNLV. After school, he got a job with the Department of Energy, where he worked as a technology advisor and held a Level L security clearance. He later moved to San Francisco, California and worked for several dot-com startups through CMGI.
After the dot-com bubble burst, Rose was hired as a technical production assistant for The Screen Savers. He eventually began appearing on the show, most notably in "Dark Tip" segments, where he provided information on lesser known (to the casual computer users that watched the show) computing activities. He sometimes filled in for the regular show hosts, and eventually became a full-time host after Leo Laporte left TechTV.
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On November 1, 2004, Rose formed Digg, a technology news website that combines social bookmarking, blogging, RSS, and non-hierarchical editorial control.
Rose was one of only six TechTV personalities, including Adam Sessler, Morgan Webb, Sarah Lane, Chi-Lan Lieu, and Brendan Moran, to survive the massive layoffs resulting from the May 2004 merger of G4 and TechTV.
May 27, 2005 marked his last day of work at G4 and final appearance on Attack of the Show!
He left the G4 network to create Revision3 Corporation
thebroken is a videocast Kevin has created with Dan Huard
thebroken is a videocast which features questionable activities, such as password cracking and social engineering
Rose was originaly hired as a technical production assistant for The Screen Savers
Official blog is at www.krose.typepad.com
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