At the moment there are only a couple of entries here. I'll consolidate other write-ups randomly peppered on the 'net into this list eventually.
A Small Example Of Port Knocking
Port knocking is a cool way of hiding services on your server until a secret "knock pattern" is sent. Let me present a practical example of how this can be used in real life.
Highlighting Some SSH Features
SSH - the secure shell - is a client/server software that lets a user log in securely log in to a remote UNIX server and "get a shell" to get some work done there. It has many features, some of which can come quite handy. Let me present some interesting use cases - from simple to more advanced ones.
Is It Hard To Migrate To A New Phone?
Recently I upgraded my phone - iPhone 8 to iPhone 13. Even though the experience is not bad, there are some gotchas you sould keep in mind when you prepare for such a thing.
10 Years of RIPE Atlas - Tales From The Dev Team [RIPE Labs]
RIPE Atlas is 10 years old! To help mark the occasion, alongside the virtual events we have planned over the next two weeks, we'll be posting a series of stories surrounding the development of RIPE Atlas. Check here for daily instalments!
Adventures in Changing an Email Address
One does not change primary email address too often. When that happens, you likely want to change it in the various services and subscriptions you use. This can be a challenging task in itself - partially because the services have wildly different policies on how this happens. I'll categorise some of the ones I went through.
RIPE Atlas Probes as IoT Devices [RIPE Labs]
It's possible to look at RIPE Atlas probes from the perspective of IoT - a key element of the service is the physical devices deployed all over the world. Read on to find some interesting insights from this perspective.
On User Interfaces of Alarm Clocks
UIs are not only for software. A good user interface just the right amount and type of displays, knobs and switches, and it behaves just so that you need minimum effort to operate and to reach maximum satisfaction. When it comes to alarm clocks, one in particular wins the race, hands down.
A Guide to Making Movies [RIPE Labs]
While walking around the hallways at RIPE59, a couple of people asked me how the movies were made, what tools did I use and such. So here's a short summary on what I did to produce these movies.