Posts tagged ‘meetings’

Small personal 25C3 wrap-up

January 4th, 2009

The 25th Chaos Communication Congress (25C3) that took place from the 27th to 30th December 2008 in Berlin was an excellent meeting – like all *C3s I participated so far. The topic “noting to hide” was a theme that was found in many talks about technology and society. Some of my personal highlights were Dan […]

OpenBSD 4.3 released

May 1st, 2008

After 6 months of hard work the OpenBSD project released version 4.3 of the great, (non-)fishy operating system. As usually there is a collection of micro-interviews with some of the developers about new features at the O’Reilly’s BSD DevCenter.

This year the well known EMBL PhD Symposium will cover fields belonging to the topic “Decision Making in Biology – Nature at the Crossroads” and you can already register. It is still some time until October (23rd – 25th) so the program is not yet available but the list of speakers looks very promising.

Frank and Ron filled the “told you so”-karma with the annual Security Nightmares presentation/brainstorming. After a short retrospect they had a look into the crystal ball. Some predictions that were mentioned: hijacking of industrial robots will increase people will go to jail due to wrong time zone configuration of log servers more flash memory problems […]

An some more pics … A speech bubble machine Indymedia searches safe habor “We hate flash” The ceiling of conference room 1 Quadrocopter Smiling light Monitored Usual suspect

Here are some photos I took at the conference. It’s not allowed to take photos downstairs in the so called Hackcenter so no documentation of that. The congress center with the famous CCC rocket and some decoration Hacker Jeopardy Regarding politicsLED cube MAKING with LEGO Research labAnother photo of the demonstration yesterday Club-Mate – should […]

I wrote some time ago about the new law for data retention in Germany. It passed all hurdles and will come into effect starting from the 1st January 2008. The connection meta data (phone, cell phone, internet) of all citizen of Germany will be stored for six month then. A law suit against this law […]

Ah, so much to do here. So just some of the highlights. Yesterday Markus Beckedahl (!) gave some (23?) hints of how to fight for your rights starting from lobbying, creating and influencing media, coding etc. FX of Phenoelit showed cool barcode hacks. Wanna have an upgrade of you flight ticket? Give it a go […]