Monthly Archives: January 2016

Zero-day exploits aren’t as important to the NSA as you think

The head of the National Security Agency’s elite hacking arm, Tailored Access Operations, downplayed the importance of zero-day exploits during a talk at USENIX Enigma 2016 in San Francisco this week, as spotted by Vice. Zero-day security holes are secret … Continue reading

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Low Cost Foundry/forge

This is my design for a metal melting foundry that also works as a forge. Materials needed: 1 old beat up standard propane tank Portland cement Silica sand Wood ashPerlite (not vermiculite) Fireclay External parts:Forge burner—— I used the burner … Continue reading

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Want to Make a Topographical Map? This Artist Will Show You How

This 3 dimensional map was laser cut and stacked in layers to display the natural beauty of the Portland, Maine area. Read more on MAKE The post Want to Make a Topographical Map? This Artist Will Show You How appeared first … Continue reading

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Building an ISS Pointer Tracker using Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266

Overview – Part 1 Alt/Az PointerExpanding on my Stepper Motor controller using Adafruit Huzzah ESP8266 WiFi module by adding a small Servo, I created a mechanical device that can move in Azimuth (using a Stepper) and Altitude (using a Servo). … Continue reading

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