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Morning JAVA: A.I. My Eye!

14 Feb 2024 6 minute read 1 comment SweptOverNiagara

Time to wake up with another cup of fresh coffee. The first thing on my mind this morning is A.I.. It seems to be everywhere now, this A.I., or artificial intelligence. It appears to have just popped up out of nowhere. It can be used to generate imag...

Breathe new life into old Macs!!!

2 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments tokyobitcoiner

Got an old Mac running Intel macOS? Envious of new OS like Monterrey, Ventura and Sonoma? Checkout OpenCore Legacy Patcher. You need: - some patience - a USB thumb drive (say 16GB) - a backup if you decide to install onto your computer OR an external...

The Low Down: Driving your SDR software

31 Dec 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

Exploring SDR software can be daunting for Beginners. Today, we’re breaking it down. If you’ve recently acquired an SDR dongle or have started to join us on our journey through the radio spectrum then you might find yourself struggling with getting s...

Signals From The Cosmos: Detecting The Hydrogen Line

9 Dec 2023 6 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

RTL-SDR hardware can be used to monitor the Hydrogen line.  As we explore the radio spectrum, we’ve typically focused on man made signals that are usually easy to detect. However given the propagation qualities of VHF & UHF signals, we typically find...

Exercising, Earning and Learning - 29 NOV 2023

29 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments JaiChai

  During my treadmill workout - and of course, earning multiple crypto tokens, I downloaded a favorite book from my youth “Asimov on Numbers” and had my computer “read aloud” the .pdf file.   Rereading a book is like re-watching a movie; you always...

Cracking the Code: Our New, Radio Based CTF Challenge

27 Nov 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

Make your learning fun with CTF style learning about RF topics. Learning is fun, but some days it can be tough. Providing interesting content is always a challenge, and if you’re on the learning side taking in all that new information can sometimes b...

Gaming without an AGP port after 2000

21 Nov 2023 26 minute read 0 comments Geri

The AGP port was introduced in 1997. Before this, most 3D cards used the PCI port, but most of the graphics card manufacturers decided to switch to AGP. Even the existing products got an AGP version, and PCI video cards got slowly phased out by the e...

"My Free Rigs"

16 Nov 2023 1 minute read 1 comment JaiChai

  During my treadmill workout - and of course, earning multiple crypto tokens, it dawned on me that "knowledge really is POWER". For example, check out some of my "Free Rigs". Everything you see was considered junk before being gifted to me. Without...

5 Modern Day Computer Viruses

4 Nov 2023 5 minute read 2 comments Investigator515

We usually look at historical viruses, today is something different In our earlier historical articles about computer worms and viruses we’ve taken a historical approach, highlighting variants that were often built by students, researchers or people...

AI, Business, and Human Safety

4 Nov 2023 2 minute read 2 comments Debesh Choudhury

AI is so overwhelming in the technology business arena! The day before yesterday, I listened to the business chat interaction of the UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and the technology business tycoon Elon Musk. The chat session was titled a "business...