1. Mixed Reality Lab- Classical Meets Media

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 24 May 2017 | 5:00am CDT

    Via Mixed Reality Lab The Mixed Reality Lab (MXR) aims to push the boundaries of research into interactive new media technologies through the combination of technology, art, and creativity. In Classical Music Meets Interactive Media, The main goal of this project is linking classical music and visual art through a real-time processing on a violin […]...

  2. Feeling Stressed? You Need the Social Escape Dress #WearableWednesday #wearabletech #art #Arduino

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 24 May 2017 | 4:00am CDT

    It has been way too long since I checked in on artist Kathleen McDermott, but I was reminded of her wonderful wearables thanks to a post in Racked. She has been growing her Urban Armor projects and is now on #7—The Social Escape Dress. This dress emits fog when the wearer is stressed, creating a […]...

  3. The Future of Kids Wearables " More Than Just Tracking Devices #WearableWednesday

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 24 May 2017 | 3:00am CDT

    Via Forbes Adult wearables are a huge market; 1 in 6 Americans currently own a wearable device and this is set to treble in size to $25 million by 2019. But kids wearables are a market truly poised to skyrocket. And with good reason. As well as promising to improve health outcomes for children, the […]...

  4. This Innovative Hair Clip May One Day Help Deaf People #WearableWednesday #wearabletech #Arduino

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 24 May 2017 | 2:00am CDT

    The last time I got excited about a wearable for accessibility it was Dot—a Braille smartwatch. However, thanks to a lead from Wired UK I’ve got a new project to appreciate, Ontenna, a vibrating hairclip. Haptic devices can be helpful for notifications, but some deaf people find them a bit overwhelming on a wristband or clothing. That’s why Fujitsu […]...

  5. A Trip to the Chinatown Supermarket

    RobOHara.com | 22 May 2017 | 7:00am CDT

    I like sushi, and ramen, and colorful packaging, so I’m not sure why I hadn’t visited any of Oklahoma City’s several authentic Asian grocery stores before. Yesterday, in search of ingredients for Susan’s sushi night for her Girl Scouts, she and I did. It was awesome. Much like the Thai place I visit in...

  6. Feeling Outshined

    RobOHara.com | 19 May 2017 | 4:00pm CDT

    One of my favorite Soundgarden lyrics came from one of their most popular songs. I never heard Chris Cornell explain what he meant by “I’m looking California, but feeling Minnesota,” but nobody my age needed him to. I was eighteen when Soundgarden’s “Outshined” hit MTV and radio airwaves, and all of my friends and...

  7. Operation Empty: How to Waste 28 Gallons of Gas in 96 Hours

    RobOHara.com | 17 May 2017 | 7:00am CDT

    scam (n): a fraudulent or deceptive act or operation Last month my truck was involved in a minor fender bender. After a month-long investigation, Geico determined that I (the guy who was stopped at a red light) was not at fault, and agreed to pay for the damages. I took my truck to Service...

  8. We All Scream for What I Paid for These Geni Ice Cream Cone Cups

    RobOHara.com | 13 May 2017 | 7:00am CDT

    That escalated quickly. Six months ago, after years of searching, I purchased an ice cream cone drinking cup similar to one I owned as a child. The one I found was very, very similar to the one I had owned, but it wasn’t 100% identical. I spent close to ten years looking for one...

  9. Thank You For Stealing Our Ram Skull

    RobOHara.com | 9 May 2017 | 8:00am CDT

    Last week, Susan noticed the ram skull that sits in our front flowerbed was missing. When someone steals something from your lawn, it’s not always easy to tell exactly when it disappeared. When neighborhood kids broke into my truck at our previous house, I came out the following morning and found my truck door ajar,...

  10. 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...

  11. InsomniaHack Trip Report

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 29 Mar 2017 | 10:15pm CDT

    Insomni'Hack Info:https://insomnihack.ch/Favorite talksBridging the gap between ICS(IoT?) and corporate IT securityStefan LüdersI really enjoyed this talk hearing how an organization defends in a BYOD & academic environment. Defense is difficult when you control the hosts, even more so when you you cant instrument the host and have to rely on network controls only.My favorite slide was their alerting stack:Not sure when the slides will be released but here is an older version of the talk I...

  12. Kano review

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 21 Jan 2017 | 2:32pm CST

    Below is a quick review of the Kano computer.WTF is it?The kano computer is a raspberry pi based computer that is meant for kids to put together and build themselves. Looks a bit like this:propaganda video:It ships with a nice guide that most kids will be able to follow to get the piece of the Kano computer up and running. Optionally you can also buy a screen kit where everything can fit all together in a tidy package. The screen kit that houses the raspberry pi and and keyboard is the reason...

  13. DevOoops: In-Memory Databases (Redis) Part 2

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 18 Jan 2017 | 6:18am CST

    Doing part 2 first as the altcoin mining stuff is interesting with the mongoDB/elasticsearch ransomware stuff currently going on.A redis developer dropped an interesting piece of info herehttp://antirez.com/news/96Namely:“However, the ability to control the server configuration using the CONFIG command makes the client able to change the working directory of the program and the name of the dump file. This allows clients to write RDB Redis files at random paths, that is a security issue tha...

  14. DevOoops: Client Provisioning (Vagrant)

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 16 Jan 2017 | 7:00am CST

    Notes from the 2015 Devoops TalkVagrant used to ship with a default keypair and was difficult to rotate.**fixed with new versions of Vagrant. Finding hosts using the default key still pretty likely.Did you change your SSH keys?Default Credentialsroot/vagrant vagrant/vagrantNo pass to sudo :-)Scanning for the default key using metasploit (ssh_login_pubkey module)Identify real from fake by ssh version scanLog in with private key...

  15. DevOoops: Client Provisioning (Kickstart Files)

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 13 Jan 2017 | 7:00am CST

    Notes from the 2015 Devoops talk. Posting it so i can remove it from the slide deck but still refer to it. Also relevant from a common problems with devops theme.Kickstart Files3 ways to set root password 1. Enter during installation 2. Crypted hash in the kickstart file “rootpw --iscrypted” 3. Clear text in the kickstart file “rootpw --plaintext”Examples Kickstart Files TakeawaysDon't leave these files in open sharesUse the crypted password option for filesHave a proc...

  16. 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...

  17. 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,...

  18. Regional Internet Registries: Quick links

    PENTESTIFY BLOG | 4 Jan 2016 | 10:26am CST

    Handy list of links, storing here for future reference when doing research. A regional Internet registry (RIR) is an organization that manages the allocation and registration of Internet number resources within a particular region of the world. Internet number resources … Continue reading →...

  19. Bulk elasticsearch file split

    PENTESTIFY BLOG | 13 Dec 2015 | 3:31pm CST

    Recently needed to split a pretty massive (2M line) file to bulk load into elasticsearch. I’m sure others have run into this same problem. Here’s the code: You can all call this: ruby ./es_split.rb [file_to_split.bulk] Since the file was actively … Continue reading →...

  20. 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...

  21. 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/...

  22. 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 →...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. Silberne Buchstaben in goldenem Licht

    €£ | 5 Dec 2013 | 3:22pm CST

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