A jewelry box for my geeky wife

A jewelry box for my geeky wife

I hate buying gifts for my wife. We are both adults, we aren’t starving and if I want something I’ll go out and buy it for myself. Instead I try to build her things for occasions. Sometimes that works out in my favor, usually we end up with something that I have spent weeks on […] more…
Adding internal analog audio to an Intel NUC

Adding internal analog audio to an Intel NUC

I have an Intel NUC DCCP847DYE which is a very tiny little celeron based computer that I tend to travel with. It’s handy having something more powerful than a tablet with me but far smaller than my laptop.  As I’ve started playing around around with SDR more though, it’s lack of analog audio has started […] more…
USB 3.0 and 2.4Ghz interference

USB 3.0 and 2.4Ghz interference

Intel posted a white paper sometime ago about how USB 3.0 ports, in particular unshielded ones, can have a negative impact on 2.4ghz wireless communications.  I had thought that it was one of those very impractical white papers that, while truthful in theory, would fall down all over itself in practice.   Today I was working […] more…
How I got my android phone to run with no battery

How I got my android phone to run with no battery

I have an old Galaxy S2 phone that got dropped and became unusable as a phone.  The screen and everything still worked great, but it wouldn’t hold a battery because of a bad case crack.   I wanted to use it for some other stuff around the house, but most android phones will not boot without […] more…
Upload youtube videos from the command line

Upload youtube videos from the command line

google code hosts a very handy python script called youtube-upload that allows you to upload youtube videos from the command line.   I’m using it in my radar video rendering script and it’s a delightfuly simple tool to integrate into your programs. Installing it in ubuntu is just apt-get install python-gdata svn checkout http://youtube-upload.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ youtube-upload cd […] more…
Creating flash videos from grlevel3 RADAR updates

Creating flash videos from grlevel3 RADAR updates

I have a vm that runs GRLEVEL3 all of the time and publishes the rendered RADAR images to a folder on my NAS.  I then use incron to monitor for those images, grab them off of the folder and render the series into a flash video as a timelapse.   It all happens in the background […] more…
Playing with a Credit Card swiper

Playing with a Credit Card swiper

I picked up a cheap USB credit card swiper that can read tracks 1, 2 and 3 from amazon the other day to play around with. Most of the cards I have swiped have conformed to the expected data formats Format PAN ^ Surname Title Suffix Surname Firstname Initial Title ^ ExpDate SVCCode CVV Reserved […] more…
Compiling Aircrack-NG on ubuntu

Compiling Aircrack-NG on ubuntu

I have to figure this out entirely too often,  so here is how to compile the latest version of aircrack and all of the extra fun stuff on ubuntu Install the dependencies and get aircrack apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev sqlite libsqlite3-dev wget http://download.aircrack-ng.org/aircrack-ng-1.2-beta2.tar.gz untar and cd into the aircrack-ng directory Do the build make sqlite=true […] more…
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