Primer on Embedded Side Channel Attacks

“Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.” Sun-Tzu, Art of War For much of the history of embedded systems, many product designers and engineers have had the luxury of building rather closed loop systems with little to no interaction with other systems. A so-called “security through obscurity” was perhaps not…

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Arduino Graduates, Enters the Professional World

The humble Arduino embedded development platform marked it’s 15th year of existence recently. Ever since the original RS-232 serial port-based Arduino became a reality, the companies behind the platform have made steady progress in improving the capabilities with each new generations of boards. The board and the associated C-based programming language (originally called Wiring) were…

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GoR 84: Return of the Geek

Gears of Resistance #84 for April 21, 2018 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2018/GOR_0084_21APR18.mp3 This week we cover: IoT and Cybersecurity FTC Lets You Fix Your Stuff Without Voiding Your Warranty Ultrasonic Hacking Google AIY Let’s You Play With Neural Networks Nintendo Labo: Physical Meets Virtual Intel Shutting Down Group Behind AR Goggles Wearable Solar Cells 3D Product Fabrication All-In-One…

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SPP 83: Spectacle of Rockin’ Romans in Space (and BitCoin)

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #83 for July 29, 2017. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2017/STEAM_0083_29JUL17.mp3 This week we cover: Clothing That Can Charge Your Phone Human Radio Signals Could Be Helping Shield Us From Space Storms Explaining BitCoin Google Gets Into Geothermal Energy Business Google Glass Returns  |  SnapChat Spectacles Disney Unveils Plans for Star Wars Hotel Roman Concrete Secrets Unlocked Quindar:…

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GoR 22: 3D Printing + Woodworking and OSHW News

Gears of Resistance Episode 22 for October 8, 2016 Divorce Averted: Arduino.cc and Arduino.org Make Nice Arduino ESLOV | Kickstarter ESP 32 Stuff | 2 | 3  |  GitHub IoT Botnet For more tech news and how-to’s follow along on Google+ and check out our YouTube Channel. Music is “Computer Control” by Tom Woxom, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ CC:…

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SPP 78: Gravity in Meatspace

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #78 for March 6, 2016 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2016/STEAM_0078_6MAR16.mp3 This week we cover: Gravitational Waves Discovered Ex-NSA Chief Agrees with Apple Teaching Math Using Dance and Theater Google Invents Needless-Needle MIT Brings IFTTT to Meatspace Mattel’s $300 Toy 3D Printer [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog, follow along on Google+, and check out our YouTube Channel. Or listen…

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SPP 75: How Much Swish to Buy a Dyson Sphere?

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #75 for October 17, 2015 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2015/STEAM_0075_17OCT15.mp3 This week we cover: Liquid Crystals to Repair Eyeball Lens Nanobots to Make Us Omniprescient Digital Healthcare Revolution AI has IQ of 4-Year-Old A Real Dyson Sphere Found? Sweden to Go Cashless Back to the Future 3D Display Gets Real US Drones Buyers to Register with…

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I Stand With Ahmed

Gears of Resistance Episode #15 20 September 2015             http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0015_20SEP15.mp3   This week the stories are: We Need The Right To Repair Our Gadgets How Tech Companies Can Build A ‘Can Do’ Generation #IStandWithAhmed | Twitter | GoFundMe Fishino – The Arduino for the Internet of Things Octopart Common Parts Library for Prototyping…

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Lighting up the IoT with a Particle.io Photon

UPDATE:  The code is now up on Github: https://github.com/geekcowboy/PhotonNodeJS Gears of Resistance Episode #14 6 September 2015             http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0014_6SEP15.mp3   This week we show off some code to make the Particle.io Photon get on the web to help power the DIY Internet of Things. Check back soon for the links to the…

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SPP 70: The Future Is Real Shiny

STEAM Power Podcast #70 for July 26, 2015. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2015/STEAM_0070_26JUL15.mp3 This week we cover: Pluto Driveby Philae Phones Home Again (then doesn’t again) Buckyballs At Universe Center Dawn Probe at Ceres (the Other Dwarf Planet) Juno Spacecraft 1-Year Out from Jupiter Mission Asteroid Mining Gets Real Earth’s Older, Bigger Cousin Car Seat to Prevent Unattended Infant…

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