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Archive for July, 2006

Hacking Planet Earth from New York

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Quicktime (.mov) | Ogg Theora (.ogg) GETV is in New York City for the sixth iteration of Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE). Irina buzzes around the Hotel Pennsylvania like a bee to pollen, finding out what is interesting in the world of computer security, lockpicking, lovable kitties, social engineering and the secret of #2. Beginning […]

Getting Down at the Valleyschwag Hoedown

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

QT (.mov) link Irina gets the lowdown on the schwagosphere at the recent Valleyschwag Hoedown in San Francisco. An investigative piece on "scwhag" vs. "swag," hacking free ugly tshirts from companies you’ve never heard of and half-naked geeks. That and hoes in the Valley. Episode links: Valleyschwag, Valleyschwag Hoedown, pix 

Jason Lewis Circumnavigates the Big Whale

Saturday, July 15th, 2006

QT (.mov) link Like a modern day Magellan, Jason Lewis is out to circumnavigate the globe though only using the power of his body. After several years of walking, biking, climbing, pedal boating and rollberblading Jason is closing in on the finish line. Irina catches up with the dedicated chap in San Francisco while preparing […]

Virtually Embedded with James aka Hamlet Au

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

Second Life is a vibrant exploding universe onto itself. It has a thriving economy, a creative workforce, islands of virtual terrain to explore, build upon and events at all times of the day. It takes an embedded journalist to bring these virtual realities to the lowly first world. GETV’s Irina Slutsky gets a first life […]