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 #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 #15 | Is it time to start(up)?

Show #14 | Sam’s obsession with CD-RWs

Sam’s obsession with CDRWs
 

This show we take it deep into QR Code territory. Topics include:

- Our first ever bitcoin donation!
- Manually checking your iDevice *.IPA files for malware.
- Sam’s obsession w/ CDRW’s
- Really bad jokes in QR Codes
- Old school CD technology
- Please check out Krayon’s blog
- Sam & Merrick interview Ben about his job/micro-controllers/embedded systems
- CDCheck free software http://www.softwarepatch.com/software/cdrecovery-security.html
- unetbootin: http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
- Avira anti virus boot cd
- CDROM Forward Error correction

Show #3 | Skynet in the Cloud

In show three we pick it up a notch and propose ways to dominate storage in the cloud.
  • IE 8, repeated clicking sound in bing >O<
  • “We’ve reached the point of diminishing returns” – Win7 searching
  • I have a f-ing VIDEO of showing the search feature in 7 failing. Yes. I documented the whole f-ing thing. I uploaded the whole damn thing to YouYube. fml. http://www.youtube.com/user/VariableGHz#p/a/u/0/rTZH7D0-A9U
  • Viruses on iOS, using a hex editor to identify malware .IPA files?
  • iOS device as an FTP server for hosting a website? lulz (serversman)
  • QR Codes
  • Proposal for CLOUD Storage Workaround; adrive
  • 3DS augmented reality, and Ben’s 3D research at UC Davis
  • My research at UC Davis
  • XenServer 5.6 and raid fail, good disk practices for SuseStudio
 

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