At ETech 2008 Pablos Holman hacked my iPhone voice-mail and changed my greeting during a session. During that same session (Hackers Built my Motorcycle) he demonstrated how insecure RFID-enabled credit cards can be. Xeni filmed a short segment with him afterwards.
Other BoingBoing coverage:
Technology and the Iraq War: Noah Shachtman at ETech – Turns out on some bases in Iraq you can’t read blogs until after 6PM. To get their own access many soldiers have been renting their own satellite dishes.
Vlog (Mark) – Socialbomb, a real-world reputation game – If you want to win at Social Bomb be social!
DIY Drones with Chris Anderson at ETech – Chris Anderson has built his own drone for getting aerial imagery. See it in action as a preview for Where 2.0.
Nikita Chrusov of Soviet Unterzoegersdorf crashes Disney party at ETech – A visiting dignitary is confused by the green pudding (AKA wasabi) and other aspects of a party.
BBtv vlog (Xeni): ATT-NSA whistleblower Mark Klein, EFF legal director Cindy Cohn – It was really great to put a face with the man helped put a stop to the US government’s warrantless wiretapping.
We were also visited by Mahalo Daily. Veronica interviewed a number of speakers and attendees including Terry Jones (on influenza), Scott Beale (on virtualization), and Daniel Marcus (on brain imaging).