Adam Hyde

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Born in New Zealand and lives in Europe. He is a musician, developer and format artist working at the convergence of broadcasting and Internet technologies. Runs Radioqualia project. Manages FLOSS Manuals. He has been involved in free technology and art for 10 years, mainly within the broadcast realm but lately Adam's work is centered in community building and publishing. Recent artistic projects include the Geekosystem - recycling technojunk into art (, Kumara - free media email blogging (>, and the Paper Cup Telephone Network ( Recent non-art projects include managing the production of the OLPC and Sugar manuals (

Adam has a background in television and radio in New Zealand, where he founded the radio network and Static Television, New Zealand's first community television station. He relocated in Europe in 1999, and worked as a producer and manager at the internet service provider, XS4ALL in Amsterdam between 1999 - 2003. Whilst in Amsterdam, he co-founded HelpB92 and Open Channels for Kosovo, which assisted independent media in the former Yugoslavia. He was also the initiator of Net Congestion: the International Festival of Streaming Media, held in Amsterdam in October 2000, and a co-founder of the Open Source Streaming Alliance, an initiative that has established several internationally distributed, streaming media servers for arts and cultural use.