Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool

Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool

Researchers at Princeton University have built a web app that lets you (and them) spy on your smart home devices to see what they’re up to. The open source tool, called IoT Inspector, is available for download here. (Currently it’s Mac OS only, with a wait list for Windows or Linux.) In a blog about Read more about Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool[…]

Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1

Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to change the way it does Demo Day. Rather than all pitches happening Read more about Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1[…]

Help gaming on Windows and play State of Decay!

Help gaming on Windows and play State of Decay!

We’re excited to bring technology tailor-made for gaming to Windows. Help us validate these systems work as expected, and play State of Decay for free (limited time only!). Just tell us about any problems you encounter with installing and launching the game. You’ll need to have a PC on a version of Windows 10 from the Windows Insider program that is 18329 or higher in Read more about Help gaming on Windows and play State of Decay![…]

The YKarma experiment

The YKarma experiment

Blockchains are boring now. It’s been ten years since Bitcoin launched, and cryptocurrencies have almost exclusively been used to recapitulate existing monetary systems in slightly new forms. This is boring. Programmable currencies give us the ability to build whole new categories of economies, ones which reject all traditional assumptions about how value is generated, transferred, Read more about The YKarma experiment[…]

Ubuntu 17.10 black screen solution

So today I will show you the Ubuntu 17.10 black screen solution. When would you use this: 1. If you have multiple monitors for example 2 or 3 and one of them keeps black screening 2. DVI monitor on Ubuntu not working as expected and giving you a black screen 3. Messed up ATI or Read more about Ubuntu 17.10 black screen solution[…]

Make Kali bootable usb in ubuntu

Make a Kali bootable usb in Ubuntu using terminal

Ok so let me show you how to make a Kali bootable usb or drive in Ubuntu in just a couple of simple steps using terminal. This tutorial will literally only require 2 commands and will take you a couple of minutes to complete depending on your USB drive, the slot it is plugged into Read more about Make a Kali bootable usb in Ubuntu using terminal[…]

Format USB Memory Stick or Drive in Ubuntu

Format USB Memory Stick or Drive in Ubuntu

Ok so let me show you how to format a usb memory stick or drive in Ubuntu in just a couple of seconds using the native ubuntu tools This tutorial will literally take you a couple of seconds and is very easy and simple to follow. Please let me know if you run into any Read more about Format USB Memory Stick or Drive in Ubuntu[…]

Delete a snapshot in Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager

Delete a snapshot in Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager

Let me show you how to delete a snapshot in Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager This will be a very quick tutorial to show you how to delete a snapshot in Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager I am running Ubuntu 14.04 but this should be the same for all versions of Oracle VM Virtual Box Manager. So Read more about Delete a snapshot in Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager[…]

Subterfuge – No module named defaults

Subterfuge – No module named defaults – resolved Why does this happen? After scratching my head for a couple of minutes over this I realized that this was a compilation or rather package error by the subterfuge. And happens because the configuration file that Ubuntu is referring to inside the urls.py file no longer exists. Read more about Subterfuge – No module named defaults[…]