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Simple Home Automation Explained

Simple Home Automation Explained

You want to set-up some home automation at your place, come on Tuesday the 27th of February 2018 at Dim Sum Labs. See how you can perform individual human presence detection and have the house react to it, create lighting and sound atmospheres, measure and visualize sensor data… Using a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino and… More …

Let’s discussed the past event of the CCC in Germany

Let’s discussed the past event of the CCC in Germany

The Chaos Computer Club also know as CCC is the largest association of hackers in Europe. For over 30 years they provide information about technical and societal issues, such as surveillance, privacy, freedom of information, hacktivism, data security and many other interesting things around technology and hacking issues. Every year they organize an event in… More …

Spectre & Meltdown Explained

Spectre & Meltdown Explained

A serious weakness has been found on CPU and the way they manage information, allowing software to steal information processed by the computer. It does not matter whether you are running Linux, MacOS, windows and any other platform. Your CPU is the problem. Want to know more and how to prevent, secure yourself if possible?… More …

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 …

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