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Open webOS Chronicles, Part 1: Building

May 9, 2014

Open webOS Chronicles: The Horrors of Building, Installing, and Using Open webOS

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BSides Chicago CTF 2014: Things You Find on the Internet

May 5, 2014

I’ve been tasked with providing a writeup for this challenge, since nobody was able to solve it, it seems. The funny thing about CTF challenges is that they always turn out to be more difficult than anticipated (at least, in my experience). That could be a topic for a whole other blog post. But for now, the challenge.

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Jul 23, 2013

This past weekend, I had some time to kill, so I decided to augment my DHCP server with a little DNS. I had been using a dedicated DHCP server for a while, just for kicks (and for learning dhcpd). A few of my machines already had fixed addresses in the dhcpd.conf for ease of access, so I thought the next step would be to add DNS entries. After all, nothing says awesome like typing “ssh laptop” and it working.

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Make Your Terminal More Awesome With Tmux

Jul 5, 2013

I was looking at my terminal this morning, and I was thinking, “Man, there has got to be something I can do to make this more awesome.” For some strange reason, I thought of making every terminal window I open start with tmux. This would give me a nice statusbar on each window with the date and time, and even allow me to split my terminal windows (usually I only want to split windows after I have started a long-running command, and I don’t already have tmux running).

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My Thoughts on PS4/Xbox One/DRM

Jun 23, 2013

Well, I needed a break from massive amounts of cramming, so I thought I’d rant a little about what happened at E3, and how people reacted to it. This is really just a way of replying to many of the opinions I’ve seen on the internet over the past few days, and why I think they’re wrong. Let’s start with this:

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Hello World!

Jun 11, 2013

Woo hoo! Finally. Feels like it took all day to get this hosting set up. Oh wait, it did…

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I'm a programmer. I also enjoy reverse-engineering and I'm focused on information security. Hobbies include but are not limited to video games, laser tag, hardware hacking, comics, and Futurama. I live in the internet.



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