Friday, September 17, 2010

Today's SLC Tech Breakfast

These links may only make sense to those of us who were there.

Setting up network booting securely (Ryan)
  • PXE Preboot eXecution Environment for Intel machines
  • GPXE open-source version
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
  • Polar SSL Embedded SSL generator, but bad random number generator

quantum cryptography hacking (Trent)

lockpicking for any lock (Ryan)

SSL: Do people mistake communication security for trustworthiness? (Ryan)
  • setting up a site to gather people's passwords (since people use the same ones many places) (Josh)
  • What if GPS systems worked like Windows progress bar? (Trent) for personal ownership of social info (Trent)

... which references this enlightening interview of Eben Moglen at P2P Foundation (Trent)

Kynet and "Pull" by David Siegel, about the Semantic Web (Trent)

RiffTrax (Josh & Ryan)

Here is the calendar for future SLC Tech Breakfasts (next on Oct 8), and here's the announcement post I always reference with that and other relevant information.