Posts tagged ‘hacking’

HAR – 01 – The first talks

August 15th, 2009

It’s summer hacking camp time again! The Hacking at Random (HAR) opened its gates on Thursday and a lot of interesting things have been going on there since that. As usual I want to share some of my personal views on selected parts of this huge event and give some insights about what is happening […]

Small personal 25C3 wrap-up

January 4th, 2009

The 25th Chaos Communication Congress (25C3) that took place from the 27th to 30th December 2008 in Berlin was an excellent meeting – like all *C3s I participated so far. The topic “noting to hide” was a theme that was found in many talks about technology and society. Some of my personal highlights were Dan […]

Frank and Ron filled the “told you so”-karma with the annual Security Nightmares presentation/brainstorming. After a short retrospect they had a look into the crystal ball. Some predictions that were mentioned: hijacking of industrial robots will increase people will go to jail due to wrong time zone configuration of log servers more flash memory problems […]

Ah, so much to do here. So just some of the highlights. Yesterday Markus Beckedahl (netzpolitik.org!) gave some (23?) hints of how to fight for your rights starting from lobbying, creating and influencing media, coding etc. FX of Phenoelit showed cool barcode hacks. Wanna have an upgrade of you flight ticket? Give it a go […]

I just listen to two cool talks (actually sitting in a sofa down in the Hackcenter watching the live stream :)): At first: Drew Endy (MIT – Department of Biological Engineering) introduced the audience to molecular, computational and synthetic biology and showed the connection to Making. He mentioned the possible security issues that come up […]