Archive for September, 2007

Interactive LED Coffee Tables: Update and kits!

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Interactive LED Coffee Tables: Update and kits! I’ll have to check the plans to see if I can hack it to play the game of life, but I definitely want to build one of these. [via Make]

Gamasutra dissects open world games

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Gamasutra dissects open world games Has some interesting points. For example the original Metroid game forces you to go left on the first screen before you can proceed to the right which encourages you to explore instead of mindlessly head forward like a Mario game. [via Joystiq]

Napstyles of the Rich & Famous

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Napstyles of the Rich & Famous Mentions polyphasic sleep. I hadn’t heard of the “drop the spoon” method, but it seems fairly useful.

The Adventures of Tintin

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

The Adventures of Tintin Now collected in a single book. I had missed the news that Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson were doing a trilogy.

Nokia 770/800 Pen-Testing Setup

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Nokia 770/800 Pen-Testing Setup For those attempting to build a SILICA on the cheap.

xkcd – 28 hour day

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

xkcd – 28 hour day I’ve talked about polyphasic sleep before. (BTW, I hate xkcd since he can’t draw)

TSHIRTGUN.com

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

TSHIRTGUN.com The receivers on these tshirt guns are repurposed from paintball guns. [via Tcritic]

Nokia’s next internet tablet hits the FCC

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Nokia’s next internet tablet hits the FCC Looks like Nokia will continue to build these devices at least for the near future.

Protect your network against fiber hacks

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Protect your network against fiber hacks Passive fiber tap, pretty cool. [via Schneier]

Google GMail E-mail Hijack Technique

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Google GMail E-mail Hijack Technique XSRF used to set up a gmail filter that forwards all inbound email to the attacker. After that all they need to do is set this up and start hitting forgotten password links to get your passwords.