Ten Books on Making

Inspired by Vitruvius and his Ten Books on Architecture, we are going to take a stab at Ten Books on Making. Releasing under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Please follow along at https://bit.ly/TenBooksOnMaking

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Web-based CTF Tools

List of of tools I have found to be useful conducting cybersecurity CTF training: CyberChef Md5 Decrypt & Encrypt EXIF Data Viewer Canarytokens URL and website scanner – urlscan.io Grabify IP Logger & URL Shortener Shodan Search Engine OSINT Framework SpiderFoot HX Google Hacking Database (GHDB) – Google Dorks, OSINT, Recon StegOnline If you are…

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HackerRadio:WiFi-Controlled FM Radio

NodeMCU + I2C-controlled FM Transmitter + AP Mode + TRS Electret Microphone = Remote Control Listening Device Adafruit Stereo FM Transmitter with RDS/RBDS Breakout – Si4713 https://www.adafruit.com/product/1958 Solder length of wire for antenna Wire up Si4713 breakout board to NodeMCU Node Si4713 3V -> VIN GND -> GND D1 -> SDA D2 -> SCL Connect TRS…

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Xojo + Arduino

Digging on Xojo. It took me less than an hour to whip together a crude prototype that let me achieve four goals: Pick an Arduino (or any serial device) from a list of COM ports. Connect/disconnect on the fly. Read data from the analog pins on the Arduino. Send commands to toggle the LEDs. Save…

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GoR 91: Fun with Sparks and Other Assorted Embedded Goodness

Gears of Resistance #91 for October 28, 2020 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2020/GOR_0091_20201028.mp3 This week we cover: AllAboutCircuits.com Moore’s Lobby Podcast SparkFun MicroMod SparkFun A La Carte Custom PCB Design Service Arduino IoT Opla Development Board Released Using FreeRTOS on Arduino Using MIT App Inventor and Arduino Cloud PSpice Circuit Simulator Software Goes Free E-Textile Tools AI and AR…

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GoR 90: Arduino Fanboying and Right-to-Repair Diatribe

Gears of Resistance #90 for August 24, 2020 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2020/GOR_0090_20200824.mp3 This week we cover: New Updates for Arduino CLI and Arduino Pro IDE HeliOS for Arduino Arduino Security Primer DIY ASICs Alchitry FPGAs Arduino Cloud IoT App for Android and iOS Google Science Journal app moves to Android COVID and Right To Repair Ventilators Dongles from…

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GNURadio 3.7, HackRF, Python 3.8, Win 10, QT vs WX

So a lot has changed since I last fired up my HackRF. GNURadio hit version 3.8, so did Python. GNURadio deprecated WX GUI and moved to QT GUI elements. My two go-to test flow graphs didn’t work anymore on my Windows 10 machine. So here is what I changed: FM Radio Receiver In the osmocom…

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Replacing BusPirate with GreatFET

I am starting to tinker with the GreatFET as a possible candidate to be included in my toolbox of embedded development tools. I2C is a protocol I spend a lot of time messing around with, so that provided a good test case for trying out the GreatFET in a real-world situation. As of the GreatFET’s…

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