Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Temperature Sensor with Arduino

After getting the Arduino Uno for Christmas last year, I set about doing what every geek does after getting bored of the usual blinky blinky pin 13 stuff, and started thinking about what I could do with it that was … Continue reading

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11/11/11

Lest we forget To celebrate armistice day, the last binary day for another 88 years and 51 days, and the joy of the bodge, CantHack is at it again! We have TI hacking, watch designing, plenty of Arduinos, crafting, and … Continue reading

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W^X

Today I was reading about self-modifying code. I knew some things already – for example it is used sometimes as ‘camouflage’ by malicious programs to cover their intent, by JIT compilers, and for optimising loop evaluation functions. Suppose you have … Continue reading

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