FBi's Virtual Vices

Feed By: FBi 94.5 Sydney Australia
Subtitle: Fbi 94.5
Summary: Chloe Lake takes on gaming, gadgets, web-culture and all things technological.
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Title: Top Female Game Characters
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle: Virtual Vices
Summary: Princesses, break free from your castles! These women show us how games can be so much better when they break out of tired character cliches.
Published: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 11:52 AM
Duration: 23:11
Download: VV Top Female Game Characters 8-03-2011.mp3
Title: Medical Cyborgs
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle: Virtual Vices
Summary: Implants that show your spine on a smartphone, track cancer, and print organs.
Published: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 11:44 AM
Duration: 19:01
Download: VV Medical Cyborgs 1-03-2011.mp3
Title: Single-Serving Sites
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle: Virtual Vices
Summary: Sites like AmIAwesome.com aren't just one-hit wonders of the web - they are far more important to the future of the human race.
Published: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 11:50 AM
Duration: 24:14
Download: VV Single-Serving Sites 15-02-2011.mp3
Title: Open Hamming
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle: Virtual Vices
Summary: Why open communication - like ham radio - is so important to the future of the internet.
Published: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 11:27 AM
Duration: 20:01
Download: VV Ham Radio 8-02-2011.mp3
Title: Egypt mummifies the internet
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle: Virtual Vices
Summary: For the first time ever, a country has almost entirely shut off the internet. So how did people MacGyver their way around the block - and what does this mean for you?
Published: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 12:00 PM
Duration: 21:51
Download: VV Egypt 1-02-2011.mp3
Title: Ancient automata
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: The oldest of old-school robots: an ancient Greek death-hug machine; steam engines that were 2000 years too early; and the first drum machine in the year 1206. (Only one of these is a myth)
Published: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 12:21 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_Automata.mp3
Title: VIRTUAL VICES: Serve my media
Author: FBi Radio 94.5FM
Subtitle:
Summary: How to wrangle your rogue video files and stream your audio around the house - sounds simple, right? Also: tape delay FX made from an old boombox!
Published: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 1:09 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_MediaServers.mp3
Title: DJ Hero 2
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Summary: We ask a real DJ what the game can teach you - and if you get free drinks from it. PLUS what music hacks can you make with game controllers? Surprising gadgetry indeed.
Published: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:11 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_DJHero2.mp3
Title: WIKILEAKS
Author: VIRTUAL VICES
Subtitle:
Summary: Look past the media hype to find out how Wikileaks works, who's behind it, and why it's so important. Now with more Julian Assange rap cameos!
Published: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 11:42 AM
Duration: 22:07
Download: VV WikiLeaks 7-12-10.mp3
Title: NEW AGE OF PIRACY
Author: VIRTUAL VICES
Subtitle: TECH, GAMES & INTERWEBS
Summary: As the Pirate Bay founders go to jail and Limewire is shut down, we look at the new chapter of anti-piracy efforts and ask - has anything changed?
Published: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 2:24 PM
Duration: 16:51
Download: VV 301110.mp3
Title: Digital Democracy
Author: Chloe Lake
Subtitle:
Summary: How cool websites and tricky tools can reveal so much more about politicians - and give people more power.
Published: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 1:32 PM
Duration: 12:47
Download: VV-politics-17th 1.mp3
Title: Sleep Technology
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Summary: How technology affects the ways in which we get shut-eye.
Published: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 12:50 PM
Duration: 15:29
Download: VV sleep tech 13th 1.mp3
Title: Spy Games
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Summary: It turns out Cold War spies use ghetto tech - and basic mistakes - so what cool inventions should they get their hands on?
Published: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 12:45 PM
Duration: 9:19
Download: vv- july 7 spies 1.mp3
Title: Game Remakes
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Summary: Chloe Lake talks video game remakes and reimaginings. What got ruined? What was improved?
Published: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 12:38 PM
Duration: 15:08
Download: VV-june29-game remakes.mp3
Title: Hacking Biometrics
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: How gelatine and sticky tape can fool multi-million dollar airport systems that are the reason we all look like weirdos in our passport photos.
Published: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 1:03 PM
Duration: 16:05
Download: VV-march16th.mp3
Title: Chatroulette
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Why the novelty of random webcam chat could hide a bigger problem ofprivacy, and who owns your image when it's streamed to someone else'scomputer?
Published: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 12:29 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV-chatroulette.mp3
Title: Things in space
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: How to shoot stuff into space on the cheap - don't forget the digital camera and the esky!
Published: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 12:20 PM
Duration: 14:09
Download: vvfeb16 - space.mp3
Title: Piracy Problems
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: iiNet won its case against the movie industry - but that doesn't mean those 10 celebratory movies you download will go unnoticed...
Published: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 12:37 PM
Duration: 18:00
Download: vvpiracy.mp3
Title: Worst Tech Ideas
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: For those wearing iPad bras and adult nappies, ths one's for you. Remember the Audrey? Or the Nabaztag? What about PenIsland.com? Yeah, there's a reason you don't.
Published: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 1:37 PM
Duration: 15:56
Download: vv-badtechideas.mp3
Title: Straya Day Awards
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: The illest Australian Inventions (aka Strayan Venshuns) to win the inaugural Virtual Vices OA (Order of Awesomeness) awards.
Published: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 1:27 PM
Duration: 20:21
Download: vv-strayaday.mp3
Title: Are we 3D yet?
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: We take a geeky chainsaw to the giant gnarled tree of 3DTV hype that towered its huge hype-cloud over the Consumer Electronics Show like that big old tree in Avatar.
Published: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 12:16 PM
Duration: 18:02
Download: vv-jan12.mp3
Title: The final countdown
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Last-minute geeky gift ideas and the top things to look forward to in 2010 - how can you go wrong?
Published: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 12:21 PM
Duration: 18:02
Download: VV-top3gadgets.mp3
Title: Red Facebooks
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Want to avoid embarrassing photos on Facebook? Here's a hint: its starts with "d" and ends in "elete". Figure that out, and you'll be doing better than the site's 25-year-old founder, who apparently really likes teddy bears.
Published: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 12:18 PM
Duration: 15:16
Download: VV-FACebook.mp3
Title: Banned Games
Author: FBi Radio
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Summary: Imagine not having R18+ movies AT ALL. That's what it's like forgamers in Australia, which is why the publisher of recently bannedgame Aliens vs Predator has given a big middle finger to oursystem, saying it won't "sanitise" the game for a country that doesn'tlet adults choose their entertainment. Zing!
Published: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 11:52 AM
Duration: 15:50
Download: VV-BANNED GAMES.mp3
Title: Secrets and cheats
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Whatever happened to retro easter eggs and secret codes in video games?
Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:39 PM
Duration: 14:31
Download: VV-gamecheats.mp3
Title: Stealing avatars
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: How to PROTECT YOUR FAAAAACE from nefarious face-scrapers on social networks - plus, why Kurt Cobain joined the Village People.
Published: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 12:42 PM
Duration: 13:48
Download: vvavatars.mp3
Title: Hack the Government!
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: But don't hack-hack it, just its free data - for a $10,000 prize and the glory of leading data from dusty old spreadsheets in the halls of power down to the dirty, sexy world of mashups. See mashupaustralia.org for more details.
Published: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 12:23 PM
Duration: 12:52
Download: vvhacking.mp3
Title: Discovering music
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Google Audio's bound to upset the apple cart of online music, but how can you find your way to more sweet, fruity tunes?
Published: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 12:38 PM
Duration: 15:17
Download: VVOCT27.mp3
Title: Cyborgery!
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Become a better person with bionic ears, arms that feel, games that read your thoughts and blobs that move.
Published: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 12:32 PM
Duration: 10:25
Download: VVcyborgery.mp3
Title: Augment your reality
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: How to kill zombies at the pub or scan the city for a cafe with sci-fi mobile apps.
Published: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 1:27 PM
Duration: 17:03
Download: VVoctober6.mp3
Title: Dust storm tech
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Wall-E and Kanye West could have totally survived Sydney's dust storm.
Published: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 1:03 PM
Duration: 13:07
Download: VVsep29.mp3
Title: God Boxes
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Imagine a unit that does anything you tell it to... from making coffee with a Wii controller to getting your plants to tweet for more water.
Published: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 12:20 PM
Duration: 13:27
Download: VV-sep22-godbox.mp3
Title: Making virtual a reality.
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Sci-fi mobiles, vibrating video game vests and other ways to turn your world into a game.
Published: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 1:16 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: vv-reality.mp3
Title: Tiny, tiny nanotech
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Spray on screens, self-cleaning socks, and nanocars - sure, nanotechnology can be all very cool, but will it bring about the ROBOT UPRISING?!
Published: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 12:32 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV sep 1.mp3
Title: Digging For Gold
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: August 25th - How to find the coolest content online - and how to tell if it's fresh.
Published: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 12:21 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV aug 25.mp3
Title: Ghostbusters
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Bill Murray? Dan Akroyd?! ALYSSA MILANO?! The new Ghostbusters game schools big studios on how to get a movie game right.
Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 1:03 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV JULY 28.mp3
Title: Great Ideas!
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Keep your brain fresh with a carnivorous clock, transparent gadgets, and a GPS game telling the true story of Sydney's 1930s underbelly.
Published: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 11:47 AM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV JUNE 30.mp3
Title: Growing indie games
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Chloe Lake and Chris Coucouvinis talk about making your own games without knowing a line of code... and the ins & outs of selling them.
Published: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:28 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: vv june 23.mp3
Title: Web will overcome
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Despite riots in Iran and the Great Firewall of China, the internet is making it easier for the people's voice to be heard.
Published: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 1:11 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV-June16th-Overcome.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices - New York 2.0
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Can video games really give you deja vu in a city you've never visited? This week, we look at how games affect your brain and your perception of space.
Published: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 1:41 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: vv-newyork.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Cloud gaming
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Forget consoles - we may soon have top-end video games being streamed live over the net. But how will it work?
Published: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 12:37 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_280409_CloudGaming.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Be kind online
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: The Facebook friend who saved a boy's life; a couple who met amidst a sea of meanies - these are some of the nice stories that have emerged from the depths of the web.
Published: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 11:38 AM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_140409_GoodKarma.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: DIY Chiptunes
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Want to make sweet bleeps and glitchy grooves with your very own 1980s games console? Chloe Lake shares some chiptunes tips with Chris Cocouvinis, plus some surprising trivia... Hit up fbiradio.com for more links.
Published: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 11:36 AM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_070409_Chiptunes.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Twitter twankers
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: If a tree falls over on Twitter, does the rest of the world care? A look at how Twitter works, and why it sometimes doesn't.
Published: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 11:59 AM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_310309_TwitterTwaddle.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Leaked censorship secrets
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Batten down the hatches! A web censorship sh*tstorm has broken, and the Government's having trouble plugging the leaks of top-secret blacklists.
Published: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:54 AM
Duration: 0:00
Download: vv-24-3-blacklist.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices-5 things you didn't know
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Did you know the web is 20, and one of the first pics on it was a band photo? Find out more nuggets of info about the WWW...
Published: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 11:43 AM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV17-03 - 5 Things.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Procrastinating online
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Can you survive the day without looking at your top websites? Here are a few new ones to get you started.
Published: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 12:21 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV-top5.mp3
Title: Indie games = art
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Is there more to life than 1UPs and Insert Coins? Blow your mind with the past and present Independent Games Festival finalists as they push the envelope right over that massive cliff of big, dumb, commercialism.
Published: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 12:13 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV INDIE.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Future of File-sharing
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: So the Pirate Bay's going to court... Could this be the end of piracy forever? And what should we have learned from the past, with Napster, Limewire, and Kazaa?
Published: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 12:51 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: vv-filesharing.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices - Sydney's Silicon Valley
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: How a bunch of local punks built and launched their websites in 24 hours.
Published: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 1:19 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: vvjan20.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices - Coltan And Blood Gadgets
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Ever heard of blood diamonds? Coltan is a a metal found in almost every gadget and is the source of massive conflict and illegal trade in the Congo. Find out more about unethical technology.
Published: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 1:26 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: coltan mp3 VV 2-12.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Keeping it real
Author: FBi Radio
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Summary: Spot the difference: 2 guys play Guitar Hero while riding their bikes. Awesome, or fake? We look into the fine line between cool stuff and selling out.
Published: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 1:55 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_251108_BikeHero.mp3
Title: Virtual Vices: Internet Addiction
Author: FBi Radio
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Summary: How can you tell if you're addicted to the internet and is it a real disorder?
Published: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 1:43 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_11-18-08_Addiction 1.mp3
Title: Money Making Online
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Screw the financial crisis, here are some nifty ways to make cashola online.
Published: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 12:58 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: vv_11-11-08_makemoney.mp3
Title: Internet censorship
Author: FBi Radio
Subtitle:
Summary: Chloe Lake and Sophie Mallett discuss plans to lock all the non-PG stuff out of the internet. Scary idea, but can it really be done?
Published: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 1:31 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_041108_NetCensorship.mp3
Title: Cool gadgets for kids
Author: FBi Radio
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Summary: Just because kids drool and pick their nose doesn't mean they can't play with gadgets!
Published: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 1:19 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_300908_CoolKidsGadgets.mp3
Title: Tech 5 Years Ago
Author: FBi Radio
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Summary: In honour of FBi's 5th birthday, Chloe Lake and Sophie Mallett take a look at what was big in the technology world 5 years ago, and where it's at now.
Published: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 1:11 PM
Duration: 0:00
Download: VV_020908_Tech5yrsAgo.mp3