This video stars Bre Pettis. Bre is NOT in Japan. He will not be at THS.
Stick around after Electronics 101 for a screening of Bre Pettis' (of NYCResistor/Makerbot - CupCake fame) pilot on the History channel, "History Hacker."
The show never got picked up by the Hitler (ahem History) channel, but it would have made a great show.
In the pilot, Bre explores the dynamic between Tesla and Edison.
Some hacks and projects included in the episode include:
Making a bicycle AC generator
Blowing glass bulbs
Exploring the Edison DC grid in New York