Action Now

Action Now
Cycles swing, so after a good long run of hackerdom running wild in the sunlight it seems darker times are at hand. Welcome to the 33rd gathering of the Chaos Communication Congress, a long running time and place to learn what you will need to thrive and survive. Here then is the opening address, from here you can go many places. If you can not catch the talks live they are posted here shortly after being done. https://www.youtube.com/user/CCCen/videos

33C3 Opening Ceremony ────────── ➤Redner: anna, elisa ➤EventID: 8429 ➤Even

Make It To Grok It

Make It To Grok It

At some point you have to stop, dive deep and work on the atomics of a technology to fully grok it. Here then is a project to wrestle with an understanding of our brave new world. Hands on.

Attempt to build a computer using cardboard and brass paper fasteners as the base material for all of the logic circuits. Why? Well, the cardboard is free as my workplace puts it in the dumpster and I do not have the funds to by better material. All of the electronic parts thus far were given to me by a friend who passed away and what better tribute than to build a computer. Except for the ALU all gates are either Nand or Nor using DTL. The trans…

New Tuners Tricks For Old Dog Chips

New Tuners Tricks For Old Dog Chips

"The GUI program is a simple wxpython client, it currently exposes the following settings: LNA, Mixer, VGA gain stages, LPF/HPF filter cutoff,LPNF cutoff,Filter bandwidth"

A new Linux based driver for the RTL-SDR has been released by Milen Rangelov (aka gat3way) which exposes all the adjustable settings on the R820T/2 tuner chips. This exposes adjustable sliders for settings like preselection, IF and notch filters and the multiple gain stages on the R820T/2. In the standard drivers the filters and gain settings …

Easy One Button Daily OTR Brodcasts App

Easy One Button Daily OTR Brodcasts App

Push one button and listen to some of the great old time radio broadcasts that were heard on this very day in history. No fuss, no menus, just it back and listen. New shows every day.

For those who know the various podcasts I run, this app collects all the shows for the daily podcasts and streams them to your device. No podcasting app needed.

Enjoy

Superman and the KKK

Superman and the KKK
With a resurgence of the white supremacist in the USA it is a good thing to remember that at one time some folks opposed them rather than appointing them to positions of power in the government.

Earlier this week, we featured the 1950 Superman poster that urged students to defend the American way and fight discrimination everywhere. Today, we present another chapter from Superman’s little-known history as a Civil Rights defender.

The year is 1946. World War II has come to an end.

Lasers and Feelings

Lasers and Feelings

Here is a one page story driven space RPG. Easy to learn with the ability to vector all sorts of ideas. Free to get and go. 

Lasers & Feelings is a quick-play roleplaying game, based on the songs of The Doubleclicks. Download Lasers & Feelings PDF. If you play the game, please post about it on Story Games. You are the crew of the interstellar scout ship Raptor. Your mission is to explore uncharted regions of space, …

A Time For Refusal

A Time For Refusal

As a parent you learn that it is not easy to pass down good values. Not being a bully, treating others with respect, being open to other ideas not your own, to value learning and curiosity…… You work hard at making these stick.
Now is not the time give in to the call of the Rhinoceros.

On the necessity of resisting the new normal.