Archive for April, 2019

IOT Security

IOT Security

This last week I gave a talk at the Linuxing in London group about IOT security. The main themes were why you should bother and how to secure a system. The talk looked at some historical examples where systems were

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The Crafty Kid’s Guide to DIY Electronics

The Crafty Kid's Guide to DIY Electronics

Helen sent me a copy of her latest book to review. We’ve not had a chance to try out any of the projects yet but here’s my initial thoughts. So there’s a couple of reasons we’ve not yet got around

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Extractor Fan

Extractor Fan

As mentioned on the Guild of Makers Conference post, I picked up an extractor fan at the swap meet. This was a powerful dual blower style fan with a timer and an external trigger. There’s also a microswitch that controls

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Antrim to Ayrshire Link

Antrim to Ayrshire Link

Currently, the route from Northern Ireland to Scotland is via the Stranraer ferry, this is a slow route and often closed due to bad weather. All this will be a thing of the past once a new combined tunnel and

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