Show #32 | Meteor.js Hackathon

http://portforwardpodcast.com/show-32-meteor-js-hackathon/
Coverage of Meteor.js Hackathon hash tag: #meteorhack. Ben and David go to a Hackathon and are Victorious! We take home a Meteor AR Drone 2.0 as a prize!

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Show #30 | ASIC Powered Floating Island

http://portforwardpodcast.com/show-30-asic-powered-floating-island/
Special guest David Sykora!
This week we talk hardware, BitCoin, LiteCoin, Asic Miners, Routers, Peace Corps and more!

Ben’s Blanket Fort:

Merrick gets upset about doors:


Ben and David's Robot!!


Ben’s video with stolen robot parts. (there’s also another video on that same channel)

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Show #29 | Glitches In Sam’s Homeless Matrix

Show Notes: http://portforwardpodcast.com/show-29-glitches-in-sams-homeless-matrix
This week we talk BitCoin, QuadCopters, Tech Company subpoena woes, and good office culture. Also there is a major glitch in Sam’s Matrix:

Music: Orkidea – Unity (Solarstone Pure Mix)

More comments about the show in Google Plus

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Show #28 | Break It Down For Me

Long lost audio documenting a study session between Sam and Ben. The book is called “Windows Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit, Second Edition”. If you are not ready to bend your mind, this show might not be the best for you. Warning: this show has some unclear areas, if you do not enjoy just wait till next week’s episode! Sorry!

  • utc vs gmt
  • Routing table (netstat)
  • persistant connections
  • protected storage and disk encryption in windows
  • soft ice
  • crash dump, have you ever seen one
  • hex math with offsetting. first number is the address, second is the offset
  • number
    0x   4d7000
    
    offset
    0x 80000000
    
    added together
    0x 804d7000
  • ssdeep.exe
  • gdb and redis stepping through.
  • MySql and Sql Injection

Music: Rusko – Everyday (Netsky Remix)

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Show #27 | CPU_SLOW

We bring you the latest buzz surrounding node.js and some history. Also the WebStorm editor which works great with node!

  • Special thanks to David Sykora for redesigning our site!
  • Tool: http://www.jetbrains.com/webstorm/ also get the node.js plugin.
  • Ben hacks objective c iOS display code for iPhone 5
  • Sam recomends Battery Case: http://www.lenmar.com/Uploads/File/landing-pages/index.html
  • Node.js
  • Ben recording with iPhone5 and has trouble again
  • Merrick talks about node.js including: The conception of node by Ryan Dahl (creator of NodeJS): http://elegantcode.com/2012/02/06/solving-the-upload-progress-bar-problemthe-history-of-node-js/
  • NODE: What first got Ryan excited about server side stuff was him seeing his first upload progress bar, he was like WTFOMGBBQ.
  • NODE: Ryan’s first ever demo was presenting his early version of node running a IRC server at JSConf in Berlin, the demo gods taunted him, and he considered fleeing, but also got lucky, and had demo win, people in the audience connected to his simple server, were chatting and then saw it was all from the 400 lines of JS running server-side.
  • NODE: Joyent (PaaS, IaaS) was in the audience and was like hey we want to build out our infrastructure on this, and Ryan was like well you prob shouldn’t… & they were like, no come to work for us, we’ll pay you to build it.
  • EC2 AMI for Merrick’s Node dev server (AMI: ubuntu/images/ebs/ubuntu-precise-12.04-amd64-server-20121001 (ami-3d4ff254))
  • Node dev server setup walkthrough coming next show!
  • Non blocking on iOS and in general (scheduling) (Blocks)
  • Cloud 9 IDE runs on node.js
  • Indie game the movie
  • Humble Indie Bundle
  • Fez gaming demo
  • Cube World Demo
  • Sam rants against windows 8 after reviewing with a laptop from the stoneage.
  • Sam’s horrible skype flags: CPU_SLOW CALL_BW_LOW
  • Microsoft Is Fast Turning Into A Sideshow
  • US Military spends $617 on Windows 8
  • Epic router: Dark Knight
  • http://www.pfsense.org/
  • Indie Devs Google +

Recorded on January 12th, 2013.
Tripple O.G. Nerd
Music: Omnia, Ira – The Fusion (Original Mix)

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Show #26 | Whisper Tap

This week Ben and Merrick interview Michael Dominic and ask him all the hard questions.

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Show #23 | Google Dart Hackathon

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This week Ben and “The Original Chris” go to the Google Dart Hackathon!  #DartHack

Show #21 | Betable.com Trip to Vegas

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Ben and Merrick take the portable recorder with them on their trip to Vegas!! This trip and podcast was powered by betable.com’s new API. Please check them out:
Betable.com gambling api helps your startup win big!

Topics covered:

  • Betable.com has a new API blog and API Login for their awesome gambling platform. Check it out!
  • We cover second dinner and why it was so good
  • We catch up with Merrick’s hardcore MySQL work and Ben’s thoughts on logging an api
  • We find a QR Code in a suspicious place
  • There may have even been some coding going on in the hotel!
  • Thanks again to betable.com for making this possible!

Show #18 | Stop Chewing on My Electric

Download MP3: Stop Chewing on My Electric
 

Sam’s new service: http://sendnao.com/

& why we need it
XKCD Comic 949


ATM side-channel attack contributed by our favorite listener Neal: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/08/thermal-imaging-camera-can-read-your-atm-pin/

Catch-up on our life doings, Merrick: Drupal 7, Sam: Motion Graphics, Ben: JavaBeans & JSP (Java Server Pages).

Merrick was confused about the Das Keyboard being able to switch layouts & having a trainer (internal to the keyboard), if you know of a keyboard that can do this please email us at @packets

Sam tells us about his new GSpot: http://www.headbands.com/gspot/

Ben’s Asus Eee PC SSD upgrade debacle (ram easy, hard drive hard)

The dreaded SSD “write cliff”: http://www.denali.com/wordpress/index.php/dmr/2010/04/19/network-world-ssd-smackdown-shows-fusion

Ben’s thumb drive ISO boot adventure: http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pendrivelinux.com%2Fyumi-multiboot-usb-creator%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFbjlxNzx_IWe8dRWBGKi2sJD4b3Q

Bunny! Stop Chewing on My Electric!

Show #17 | Coded Hard & Put Away Wet (& numb)

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We finally did another show! Sorry for the break we hope to record bi-monthly from now on! In this fantabulous episode we achieve both an ADD & distraction depth.

Ben hacking under ice-water!

Thanks again Peter for the awesome donation!