Adam Hyde is a musician, developer and format artist working at the convergence of broadcasting and Internet technologies. He is one of the co-founders of r a d i o q u a l i a , an artistic collaboration with Honor Harger. Adam has a background in television and radio in New Zealand, where he founded the b.net 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. He has taught new media at the University of Amsterdam, and other institutes, and has recently been working with the Walker Art Center in the USA.
Under the name 'eset', Adam works as a software artist and musician. He has designed and built several applications including the Theory Machine and the Frequency Clock. His performances as an electronic musician have incorporated live software development as an integral and demonstrative part of the performance.