The problem with legal intercept and backdoors.

Next time you get a call from ‘windows support desk’ trying to defraud you, remember that this could have been engineered out of our phone system years ago but for the legal intercept requirements.

Continue Reading March 13, 2016 at 5:08 pm Leave a comment

The Investigation of Packets

So overall I give Internet connection records – 5/10, mostly because the requirements seem to have been written before the advent of cloud computing and webmail.

Continue Reading November 13, 2015 at 3:38 pm Leave a comment

The internet of stupid things.

Yep folks, if you call me when I’m brushing my teeth, you’ll get a customised voicemail telling you how much more brushing I still have to do.

Continue Reading October 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm 2 comments

The Jumping Janus.

This white drone can’t jump, but it can be controlled over webRTC.

Continue Reading February 4, 2015 at 12:05 pm 2 comments

The worst WebRTC demo yet.

The demo seems calculated to make webRTC look useless.

Continue Reading January 7, 2015 at 3:39 pm 3 comments

The Duke’s signet ring.

This isn’t tenable, the password count is about to explode. We need better, more sensible authentication and security

Continue Reading September 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

The practicalities of running a laptop on solar power.

If I start the day with a fully charged laptop, I can work for 10 hours and still be on 100%.

Continue Reading July 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm 2 comments

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