Month: October 2018

DNS roulette

We’ve all heard of Russian roulette, the game where you take a 6-shooter, put 1 bullet in it, spin it, and point it at your head. I’m hoping this only exists in movies. But what about DNS roulette? Here’s an

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Radon is November month. Or something like that. Check early, check often

Its national radon month here in the great white north. They estimate 21, 100 Canadians will die of lung cancer this year, 3000 of those because of Radon. Have you gone and bought your Radon monitor yet? You, yes you,

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An autumn ride home through Waterloo Park: the video

Want to see where I wiped out and surprised the ducks? Or some fall leaves starting to happen? Here’s the peaceful commute home I have daily, for your viewing pleasure. Imagine the smells of crisp leaves and the gentle quacking

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Hackable spoke lights? Sign me up!

The naysayers about the ‘valve-stem lights’ were wrong: they are still working! But, time goes on, and, well, nobody can really tell what those things say and there’s no obvious way to update the firmware. (Yes, bike valve-stem firmware, its

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The fastest hacking tool in the world is a microphone

People freeze up when a microphone is thrust in their face. They shut down the though processes and go with it. Lets see about passwords. They should be: Not a pet’s name nor related to your age Not be where

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