Category Archives: Unix

A brief history of my Zipit Z2

For a while now I have been playing with the idea of building my version of the perfect alarm clock. My original ideas involved the Arduino and the Arduino Ethernet Shield. This all changed when I was introduced to the … Continue reading

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RickRolling The Trolls

This post is inspired by a video a friend (Reashlin) sent to me (embedded below). In their company it is policy to lock computers when users are away from them, and if a machine is left unlocked it is customary … 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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Unveiling HGD – The Hackathon Gunther Daemon

I hereby introduce HGD – The Hackathon Gunther Daemon Continue reading

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The Video (part2)

So the plan for this weeks hack session was to get an all new video of the hacking this time with multiple points of view! Unfortunately I was not able to get this to work during the actual event. However … Continue reading

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The Video

For our first hack night we set up a stop motion camera to record the whole event. If you have read the other posts in this blog you may have already seen the video. This is how we did it! … Continue reading

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LPD Music Hack – How it’s Done

So, it’s quite a hack and it amazes me that there is no better solution yet. Continue reading

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