1. Cecelia Webber’s Human Flowers #ArtTuesday

    Adafruit Industries - Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 4 Aug 2015 | 9:00am CDT

    These are so fun to look at – you keep picking out new body parts the longer you stare! Check out Cecelia’s website for more photos. Cecelia Webber uses the human body to construct intricate tessellations that represent the natural world. Her art implicates the viewer in its form, evoking our complex relationship with our […]...

  2. As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change #makereducation

    Adafruit Industries - Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 4 Aug 2015 | 8:00am CDT

    The New York Times ran a piece on coding as the hot as ever destination for career changes last week in their Technology section. “These are skilled and ambitious people who are seeking an on-ramp to the tech industry,” said Jim Deters, chief executive of Galvanize, the school that Mr. Minton attended. Whether the on-ramp […]...

  3. Using Mod Podge to Make Gems for Cosplay

    Adafruit Industries - Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 4 Aug 2015 | 8:00am CDT

    If you need to make faux gems for cosplay or props, you have several options of varying difficulty. You can cast them from resin, you can use clear decorative stones like the kind you’d fill a vase with and add paint or nail polish to them, you can use TranspArt (transparent Worbla), or you can […]...

  4. Adafruit’s Top 10 Blog Posts of July 2015 #StateOfTheFruit #AdafruitTopTen

    Adafruit Industries - Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 4 Aug 2015 | 8:00am CDT

    Here’s our top 10 most viewed blog posts of July 2015! 1. The class action lawsuit of @makerbot @stratasys begins #makerbusiness 2. Print Conductive Circuits With An Inkjet Printer #makereducation 3. Adafruit is coming to a Micro Center near you @microcenter 4. Build a Drawbot from Two CD Drives and a Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi […]...

  5. Windows 10, Three Days In

    robohara.com | 3 Aug 2015 | 7:00am CDT

    The first day Windows 10 was available for download, I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. On day two, I upgraded the laptop I use for recording podcasts. I didn’t realize it at the time, but these laptops spend most of their time accessing online content — social media sites, music streaming, […]...

  6. Windows 10 First Impressions

    robohara.com | 30 Jul 2015 | 8:45am CDT

    Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, was released yesterday. I’ve already installed it on my laptop, and although I haven’t had time to dig through every nook and cranny yet, here are my initial impressions of Microsoft’s latest and greatest. WINDOWS 10 IS FREE FOR ONE YEAR If you have Windows 7 […]...

  7. Star Wars 4 Pack 18 Inch Figures: A New Hope

    robohara.com | 27 Jul 2015 | 7:00am CDT

    When I was a kid, Star Wars belonged to Lucasfilm and Star Wars action figures were made by Kenner. Today, Star Wars is owned by Disney and Star Wars action figures are made by Hasbro (who purchased Kenner). Now we have a new line of big and bigger figures being produced by Jakks. Things change […]...

  8. Modifying MP4 Metadata from the Command Line with AtomicParsley

    robohara.com | 25 Jul 2015 | 10:00am CDT

    I’ve spent several years ripping my physical DVDs into files that can be streamed from my computer. Because I’ve been doing this for so long, I’ve ripped lots of different movies lots of different ways using lots of different programs. This leads to movies in lots of different formats. For the past couple of years […]...

  9. Three Times a Speaker

    robohara.com | 23 Jul 2015 | 6:00pm CDT

    Last month the computer speakers I keep connected to my laptop died. I paid $5 for the speakers back in the mid-90s. In 1996, I connected a power supply with too much voltage to the speakers, which caused a loud POP which was followed by smoke. (Yes, I let the smoke out of them.) Without […]...

  10. Friends of the Herd Doing Awesome Things: Carmageddon Part 1

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 21 Jul 2015 | 8:21am CDT

    Badass and scary as fuck at the same time. Good job! http://www.wired.com/2015/07/hackers-remotely-kill-jeep-highway/...

  11. Monday Morning Schadenfreude Jr.

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 20 Jul 2015 | 6:21am CDT

    Prepare the Schadenfreude Cannons! Couldn'ta happened to a nicer bunch of guys. Harf! http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/07/online-cheating-site-ashleymadison-hacked/...

  12. Think they've got a dental plan?

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 8 Jul 2015 | 9:26am CDT

    Y'know... aside from "Help us if you want to keep your teeth." http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-mob-technology-consultants-help-drug-traffickers/...

  13. Monday Morning Schadenfreude

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 6 Jul 2015 | 4:05am CDT

    Well, well, well. Looks like the chickens have come home to roost for the misleadingly-named "Hacking Team", which, contrary to their moniker, is actually a private corporation dedicated to helping countries spy on their citizens through malware and other surveillance...

  14. [untitled post]

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 4 Jul 2015 | 10:06am CDT

    America, celebrate the fact that you can still be this guy! Mwah!

  15. Hard to Sprint When You Have Two Broken Legs

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 14 Jun 2015 | 2:23am CDT

    Today I saw this article: White House Tells Agencies to Tighten Up Cyber Defenses Immediately.By ValsmithNow as a disclaimer, I don't work for the government so there is a lot I don't know but I have friends who do or who have in the past and you hear things. I also pay attention and listen to questions I get in my training classes and conference talks.This directive from the White House is laughable for a number of reasons and demonstrates just how out of touch decision makers in the Governmen...

  16. Answers to Questions from the nVisium SecCasts Panel

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 28 May 2015 | 7:23am CDT

    I was asked to be on on a panel for nVisium's SecCasts. Our episode should be out next week, so spoiler alert...my answers are below:If readers/friends/community want additional details on something let me know.Here are the answers to the questions I received ahead of time- What security projects are you currently interested in?* Still interested in metasploit.* current things I'm working on is pentesting at scale and continuously. Pentest tools aren't great for diffing results across scans wit...

  17. Answers on how to get started in Security

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 27 May 2015 | 1:08pm CDT

    I got hit up on twitter and email about how to get started in security by someone. The question was pretty generic and since I didn't even receive a thanks back from the guy I'm sharing it with everyone else/archiving it in case I'm asked again in the future.The question:I want to become proficient at pentesting on computers and phones. I have a running version of Kali Linux on my computer and am using the "Kali Linux Cookbook" as a reference. What book or online tutorials would you recommend f...

  18. Lets Call Stunt Hacking What it is, Media Whoring.

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 16 May 2015 | 7:46pm CDT

    Lets Call Stunt Hacking What it is, Media Whoring. by Valsmith I recently read this article: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/17/ground-control-analysts-warn-airplane-communications-systems-vulnerable-to/and it brought to mind some thoughts that have been percolating for quite a while. Sometime last year I believe Dave Aitel coined the term Stunt Hacking, which I think is a pretty good way to describe it. We often see these media blitzes about someone hacking a car, or an airplane, or som...

  19. Running System Commands Against Multiple SSH Servers with Fabric

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 8 Apr 2015 | 8:00am CDT

    Fabric is a python library to automate tasks As the README says:Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. More specifically, Fabric is:A tool that lets you execute arbitrary Python functions via the command line;A library of subroutines (built on top of a lower-level library) to make executing shell commands over SSH easy and Pythonic. http://docs.fabfile.org/en/latest/tutorial.htmlQuic...

  20. Getting started in information security…. notes to a student

    PENTESTIFY BLOG | 7 Mar 2014 | 10:43am CST

    Recently had a college student reach out for advice, and thought i’d share with the class: My biggest issue with my current education is the broad scale and lack of clear direction on how to achieve my goals. I know … Continue reading →...

  21. The screen generation, indonesian translation

    €£ | 15 Jan 2014 | 7:32am CST

    The screen generation from 2008, the Cult of the Dead Cow textfile #412, has been translated to indonesian. Thank you! Pada dasarnya web adalah salah satu medium komunikasi kita, sehingga ini juga menyangkut aspek negatif serta kontradiksi umumnya yang terjadi dalam masyarakat kita. Ia juga dapat berfungsi dalam membangun ruang bebas serta penyebaran kritik terhadap kekuasaan...

  22. The gravity problem in the equestrian statue

    €£ | 6 Dec 2013 | 11:29am CST

    Progress in the technology of casting allowed for the equestrian statue to rise from the ground. In the animation we can see this historical development in just seven frames. view at Homeostasis Lab...

  23. Silberne Buchstaben in goldenem Licht

    €£ | 5 Dec 2013 | 3:22pm CST

    rebel:art » Serie: El schreibt über Graffiti #8...

  24. shituationist institute birthday speech

    €£ | 5 Dec 2013 | 3:19pm CST

    While we agree that sometimes the outcome of the experiment are just zombies that stumble home on friday morning after thursdays rave, we still would like to ask if they are that much different zombies than the sleepy school kids on their way to class that cross their way at the metro station in the...

  25. Uferweg

    €£ | 28 Sep 2013 | 1:16pm CDT

    Nach den Konzepten Wagenburg, Strandbar, Mediaspree und Megaspree, ist die neue Runde der Auseinandersetzung um die Ästhetik der inneren Spree eingeläutet. Falls es jemanden interessiert, ich bin ja Fan des Uferwegs (beispielhaft rudimentär am Verdi-Gebäude umgesetzt), erinnert mich an das Pariser Seine-Ufer. An den Berges de Seine als ein wirklich nutzbarer öffentlicher Raum modernisiert,...

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