Machine Level Automation

Thank you to everyone who attended our Machine Level Automation Event last Wednesday! Special thanks to N-able Head Nerds, Jason Murphy and Marc-Andre Tanguay for their time on this! Did you miss the event? No problem – watch back the Livestream here! Extra Resources Want to check out the automation scripts used in the Livestream? Click here to download them! …

Pi Pico: The $4 Microcontroller Revolution

On the 21st January 2021, Raspberry Pi released their Raspberry Pi Pico Microcontroller. It’s built on the new RP2040 chip developed by Raspberry Pi themselves! It’s programmable with both C/C++ and MicroPython, packing quite the punch with a dual-core ARM Cortex-M0+ processor. Raspberry Pi (2021) So… what can I use it for? Whatever your heart desires! The Pico allows for …

I created a gratitude.txt file and everything changed

I use Notepad/Note apps a lot. They’re so handy. Simple, functional. Keeping a list takes barely any effort. I like tiny positive habits with the most impact, in much teh same way. A bit like a change control document, only no need for a backout plan. So, my gift to you today is permanent, sustained contentment using notepad. Open notepad …

Pwnagotchi – The Open Source WiFi Hand Shake Hacker

Pwnagotchi – The Open Source Wi-Fi Hand Shake Hacker … a what now? Pwagotchi is essentially an A2C-based AI, powered by bettercap. The project runs on a Raspberry Pi Zero W. So, what does it do? Great question! Pwnagotchi learns from surrounding WiFi environments in order to maximise the crackable WPA key material that it captures. There’s two methods that …

We all make mistakes… right? Tell us about your worst outages!

I asked the group what the most catastrophic mistake they made at work was and, oh boy… we got some amazing replies. #ThenIWasFired I’ve selected the Top 10 to feature in the blog, congratulations to those that have featured! ** All surnames have been redacted for privacy (and to ensure their managers don’t see this and make a certain spontaneous …

Flashback: Anonymous and the (Not) Not so Bummer Summer

Some Background: Late 2009, I was hanging out with a few friends in class at our Middle School. It was cold outside during that time of the year, nothing much to do besides sit around in the house and play video games [insert praise for Nintendo’s GameCube]. The few friends I was sitting with were talking about a game they …