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Reviews of products, articles, books, etc from psych0tik staff members

Richo does DEF CON

This year was the first year that the core team were all in the same place, and it was about as monumental as you’d expect. I met up with carbon and samurai at the airport on thursday night and headed … Continue reading

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Singularity Summit AU11 wrapup

Australia’s second Singularity Summit was a roaring success, with fascinating talks delivered over the weekend and from what I’m hearing, more fantastic talks in the days after and leading up to the conference itself which sadly I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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My OSX Survival Guide

So, as promised this is a summary of the things that let me get through 30 days of OSX relatively unscathed emotionally. First of all, I live in the terminal and the default terminal sucks. iTerm2 is a damn fine … Continue reading

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30 Days of OSX

I purchased a MacBook a few months ago. My decision to run with Apple hardware was based on a few factors * I /really/ like Apple keyboards. If there’s one thing they know how to do it’s build a rad … Continue reading

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Writing IRC bots using ii

I recently read about ii, a file-system based IRC client, over at IRC-Junkie which really sparked my interest.  ii provides a clean interface of FIFOs organized under a directory structure for users to communicate with an IRC network.  After playing … Continue reading

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Review of Surviving Cyberwar by Richard Stiennon

If you’re looking for depictions of “cyber-Katrina” or “cyber-9/11″, this book isn’t for you. Richard Stiennon’s[1] new book “Surviving Cyberwar”[2] points out as early as in the introduction that it’s not trying to scare people with scenarios of “cybergeddon,” but … Continue reading

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