SMS Travel Map
How to close a running process's socket
. Personal favourite. Talks about how to unstick a process which is blocked on a disconnected socket.
Encrypted email is still a pain in 2017
. A rant about my experiences trying to set up GPG. Send me GPG-encrypted mail if you can work out how, and if I can work out how I'll reply.
How (and why) to make your software faster
. Second most popular. Talks in broad strokes about how to make any arbitrary piece of software faster, and the benefit that brings. Sales pitch at the end. Not yet resulted in any sales.
Digital Ocean Private Networking is not Private
. Lots of people said they already knew this, but a lot of other people were surprised. I was surprised.
Secrets of the Medtronic MyCareLink Patient Monitor
. I acquired a piece of medical equipment and cracked it open to see what was inside (spoiler: it's a Linux system, I know this!). Quite an interesting reverse-engineering exercise.
How to defeat naive image steganography
. Analysis of a simple image steganography method, and how to defeat in a simple case. Also some discussion about why it also works in harder cases.
I delivered 2 sofas for Vincent
. The story of one job as a man with a van.
On the inevitability of the machine-owned enterprise
. Futurism. One of the consequences of software eating the world. I wrote this from the back of my van next to a beach in Croatia.
James Stanley -