Author Archives: Xeni Jardin

About Xeni Jardin

Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: xeni@boingboing.net.

BB Video: “Tank Tour” – One of World’s Largest Collections of Historic Military Technology

(Download MP4 / Watch on YouTube ) In today’s edition of Boing Boing Video, guest-host Todd Lappin explores a massive collection of historical military vehicles tanks collected by an eccentric Silicon Valley multimillionaire. The recently-departed Jacques Littlefield amassed one of … Continue reading

BB Video – Boiler Bar: Oilpunk Creations + Sexy Burlesque Gyrations

(Download / Watch on YouTube) Today’s Boing Boing Video episode is a special pre-Maker Faire warmup extravaganza: the oil-punk creations and sexy burlesque gyrations of the Boiler Bar. Creator and host Jon Sarriugarte (who I first met through SRL) explains: … Continue reading

BB Video: “Dance Dance Revolution. With Flamethrowers. Pointed At You.”

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BB Video – Diving into Space: Miles O’Brien in NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab

(Download MP4. This episode of Boing Boing Video is brought to you by WEPC.) Boing Boing Video guest contributor Miles O’Brien brings us this special report on the same day NASA astronauts complete their final space walk — and zero-g … Continue reading

BB Video – Miles O’Brien Reports: An Astronaut Climbs Everest (with a GPS Assist)

In this episode of Boing Boing Video, guest contributor Miles O’Brien, the veteran space and science reporter formerly with CNN, speaks with astronaut Scott Parazynski as he attempts to summit Mt. Everest. Parazynski and his team are scheduled to actually … Continue reading

Guitar + Voice Box rendition of Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows”

Video Link. YouTuber electricpony made this awesome video using a Stratocaster + Guyatone Micro Octaver + SRB808 Overdrive + EHX Voice Box (Shure SM57 Mic) + Epiphone Valve Junior. Here’s more about the voice box gizmo, from Electro Harmonix — … Continue reading

Throbbing Gristle Interview, and Hacked Synth Tech (BB Video)

(Download this video: MP4) So, what is it like to see industrial music legends Throbbing Gristle perform live? “Next closest thing to an internal organ massage standing next to [SRL's] V1 pulsejet engine,” said BB pal Karen Marcelo, after one … Continue reading

BB Video: ARPANET turns 40, and Vintage Computers in Slovenia

(Download this video in MP4.) This year marks the 40th anniversary of an important milestone in internet history — the development and successful link of the first host-to-host internet connection. On April 7 1969, Steve Crocker of UCLA circulated around … Continue reading

BB Video review: Tricaster, and the Future of Live Video Online

(Download MP4, or watch on YouTube.) In today’s episode of Boing Boing Video, we review the Tricaster, a compact device that facilitates high-quality live internet video broadcast production for a lot less dough than the equivalent amount of traditional TV … Continue reading

BB Video: IFTF, Sun, and Boing Boing Launch Digital Open Youth Innovation Expo

Download MP4 for this episode. RSS feed for new episodes here, YouTube channel here, subscribe on iTunes here. Get Twitter updates every time there’s a new ep by following @boingboingvideo, and here are blog post archives for Boing Boing Video. … Continue reading