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Maker: Gripbeats – Body Percussion

Maker: Gripbeats – Body Percussion

This week during our HackJam, we will have a presentation by David Wexler from Gripbeats on the product that he and his team is developing here in Hong Kong. The product was inspired by body percussion. A method of creating drum sounds using only your own fingers, hands and body. When properly mastered, a player… More …

Presentation from a HK Kickstarter – Origamil Labs

Presentation from a HK Kickstarter – Origamil Labs

On our next HackJam, open & social night, Tuesday the 14th of November 2017, we will have the visit of the team from Origamil Labs. They will be presenting their current product: ORII which is a smart ring that allow you to have phone calls, listen to you messages in total privacy. It will give… More …

CPU Architecture overview

CPU Architecture overview

At our next social night – on Tuesday the 31th of October 2017 – we will have a short talk looking at how CPUs work – inside the case and showing some of the key microarchitecture changes over the last 45 years. Come along also to meet people and socialise – we have chilled beverages… More …

Krackattacks explained

Krackattacks explained

A serious weakness has been found in WPA2, the protocol that most everybody use to protect their Wi-Fi networks at home or at the office. A person in range of your network can exploit these weaknesses to read information on your network traffic that you assumed safely encrypted. The weaknesses can allow that person in… More …

Mesh Network introduction – CJDNS

Mesh Network introduction – CJDNS

During HackJam this week, we had the visit of Ben from Toronto Mesh. He introduced us the simple and easy way to construct a mesh network based on a network of a few Raspberry Pi2 or Raspberry Pi3. They use the model 2 or 3 from Raspberry Pi because the encryption of the data transfer… More …

Phone Security – HackJam 2016-09-06

Phone Security – HackJam 2016-09-06

Tonight we had the visit of Karsten Nohl from teh German company: Security Research Labs. He presented his work, some of his latest research on a few security issues with mobile communications. Karsten informed us on the SS7 protocol which is an exchange protocol that all mobile communication providers are using to talk to each… More …

HackJam 28th of June 2016 – Musicology & Politics

HackJam 28th of June 2016 – Musicology & Politics

Musicology Luca did present us the project he is working on, which is creating a music surrounding system during indoors sports activity. He use data flow coming from different sensors that he attached to his body to generate music on the fly with no delay, his body became the ‘conductor’. I would not get into… More …

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