My parents just handed me over two big crates of their record collection, and I found out that I didn’t even have a working record player any more. Time to change that. So. The hardware involved was: a Dual DTJ 301.1 USB a raspberry Pi Zero W a USB 2.0 OTG Hub and an old […]Read more "Streaming Vinyl with a Raspberry Pi"
Just a quick bookmark for myself (and a hint for everyone else): A real insightful episode of SE radio just aired yesterday – also very recommendable for non-techies! http://www.se-radio.net/2016/02/se-radio-epislode-250-jurgen-laartz-and-alexander-budzier-on-why-large-it-projects-fail/ Image: Iceberg of Aasiaat (Egedsminde) in Disko Bay Photo by Jan Kronsell, source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Asiaat.jpgRead more "Why do large it projects fail."
Surveillance is always of great interest among hackers. Not so much as that they want to remain undetected, but more in a sense that surveillance is a breach of privacy. And privacy itself is something highly valued. Simon Menner is an artist, recently quite well known for his carmouflage shots, where he photographed carmouflaged snipers […]Read more "32c3 Review: What does Big Brother see, while he is watching?"
Marie Moe (@MarieGMoe) is a young associate professor for security research at sintef in Norway. And she has a pacemaker. So naturally, she started to research a bit: What kind of wireless interfaces are implemented in a pacemaker? Which information is shared with other parties about her? How do you deal with bugs in such a system? […]Read more "32c3 Review: Unpatchable – Living with a vulnerable implanted device"
Actually I feel sorry a bit for the perl community, because (in my opinion) Netanel Rubin is a great troll. And a great hacker. A bad combination, if you are the target. A great combination, if you sit in the audience. He (again) found some very non obvious language features, which translate in horrible side […]Read more "32c3 Review: The Perl Jam 2: The Camel Strikes Back"
I was able to attend the 32c3 last year, and had a great time there. I will share with you some of my highlights within the next days. We start with day one. This talk had it all: The ingenious hacker who took apart the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) of his own car to show how […]Read more "32c3 Review: Dieselgate"
I’m restarting. My old blog will retire, and here we go with a new start. I have no idea where this blog will lead me, but the general idea is, at the moment, to jot down memorable stuff I’m running into. I guess a lot of it will be technology related, but I don’t know […]Read more "Ready for launch!"