Technology

Part 3: Privledge

This is the final part of my blockchain series, continued from Part 2: Blockchain Present and Beyond

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 ...

Secure Cloud Storage: SpiderOak

I’ve learned a lot in the last year of my technical training, particularly in the field of network security and encryption.  What used to be a simple relatio...

Resizing VirtualBox VHD

When I first created my VM for developing, I made the VHD a dynamic hard drive, but limited it to just 30GB. I didn’t think that I could fill that much space...

Making A Child Theme of Twenty Ten

I realized after a recent upgrade to WordPress 3.0 and after changing my blog’s address that I was tired of my old blog’s look. I was really impressed with t...

Using Lighttpd to Redirect to New URL

My blog’s old domain are set to expire in November. The reason I initially registered the domain was to create a family website. My family traditionally has ...

Bash Script for Sitelutions.com DynDNS

I use sitelutions.com for my websites and subdomains; I love using sitelutions because it’s the best free solution I found for my servers with dynamic IPs. T...

How To: Transmission-CLI and RSS

I really like Transmission-CLI for torrents, however it is lacking many features I used with uTorrent. One of them is downloading torrents automatically from...

Carputer II

A lot has happened since I last posted about my carputer so I’ll try to be complete and short.

Carputer I

Hello blog, I’m back, and you have a new address, bradford.law-family.org. OK?