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Simple ZFS Pool SMART Test Script

I needed a simple way to run SMART tests on my ZFS pools that didn’t require me to manually specify which devices to scan. The following BASH script makes it...

Using Python to get a TTY

I grabbed this snippet from a slide posted at a CTF I attended earlier this year. It was a pretty cool little hack I decided to archive it here in case I eve...

Arduino-Powered Jack o lantern

This Halloween I decided to have a pumpkin-carving contest with my wife. I wanted to leverage my talents, so I took this as an opportunity to buy and play wi...

Python: ROT13 Encryption Implementation

As I learn more about encryption, I enjoy exploring its many aspects, including this ancient method of encryption called the Caesar Cipher, or recently calle...

A Quick and Easy Python Tutorial

This is a translation from a 90 minute class I held on the basics of Python scripting. A download link for the PowerPoint .pptx file is at the bottom of the ...