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2014 Archive


Contemplating “Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness” (2nd Edition)

Nov. 28, 2014

When I read the book title, Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness, I thought it would initially be solely about Facebook, but it traveled far beyond that. The title represents the social world we live in today, where Facebook is been a dominant contributor of new ideas related to applications, software, and other social media. This book descries how this huge invention has branched off into many different platforms, some of which we might not be conscious of. We are aware Facebook can be a great marketing tool but it’s also one of the most biggest online activity channeling hubs, which is breaching our privacy.
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DEFCON 22: A first-time speaker experience

Nov. 18, 2014

DEF CON is a study in cultural and intellectual extremes. A first-time DEF CON presenter shares his observations.
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MY HERO Film Festival

Nov. 17, 2014

MY HERO Film Festival

The mission of The MY HERO Project is to use media, art and technology to celebrate the best of humanity.
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DEF CON 22: A newbie’s point of view

Nov. 14, 2014

DEF CON is a conference for hackers by hackers. Here a first-time attendee recalls his favorite moments.
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VoIP Wars and the Awesome Audience

Sept. 24, 2014

A DEF CON 22 presenter, shares his research presentation on attacks to hosted VoIP services.
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Why You Should Consider Submitting to DEF CON: Reflections from a conference veteran

Aug. 21, 2014

Fresh from presenting at this year's DEF CON, digital forensic expert Prof. Philip Polstra share's his experience as a presenter at the ultimate hacking conference.
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Sony Reports Blu-Ray Sales Dying Faster than Expected

July 3, 2014
Source: The Verge

In Sony’s recent end-of-fiscal year report, the company warns investors of faster-than-expected diminishing demand on Blu-Ray media.
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J. L. Fisher’s New “Skateboard Wheels”

July 3, 2014

JL Fisher’s new dolly technology premiers at the 2014 JL Fisher Openhouse.
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Microsoft to Start Selling Kinect-less Xbox One and to lift Xbox Gold Paywall for Media Apps

June 9, 2014
Source: Major Nelson

Microsoft has announced they are going to be releasing a version of their Xbox One media and gaming device without the Kinect motion-tracking sensor
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Nintendo Annual Fiscal Report in…and Things are not Looking Good

June 9, 2014
Source: Game Informer

Nintendo delivers their report on their financials at the end of the fiscal year this past March 31st. And unfortunately for them, things have taken a hit since January.
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