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@uint8_t "because of decisions made in the 1930s", HDMI and EDID are worse than you can imagine:

now supports the MASTECH MS6514 2-channel, USB-based thermometer.

It supports K,J,T,E,R,S,N thermocouple types.

Full teardown and protocol docs available in the wiki.

recently gained and support.

Currently only a based, ( only) backend is implemented. Contributions for other OSes welcome!

Supported devices so far: 121GW, , some DMMs with Bluetooth cables.

0.5.3 is released!

New decoders: lin, x2444m, ds2408, cc1101, enc28j60, pca9571, seven_segment, amulet_ascii, tdm_audio, signature, nes_gamepad, flexray, ir_rc6, ieee488, hdcp.

Total PDs supported in this release: 109.

The sale of the .ORG registry to Ethos Capital would erode the safeguards nonprofits and NGOs have against arbitrary censorship and price gouging. Sign on to the petition to #SaveDotOrg.

Do not use the Android clipboard for passwords, logins, card numbers, or any kind of sensitive data.

With Android, the clipboard can be read anytime by any app. No permission needed. And the app can then send your data to someone else. If you want to see this, fetch the Clip Stack app from Fdroid, it shows you the clipboard history, and lets you access previous content.

How to fight back against Google AMP as a web user and a web developer

I did a detailed privacy check of the Tiktok app and website. You can read my article æt Süddeutsche Zeitung. Tiktok commits multiple breaches of law, trust, transparency and data protection. Here are the technical and legal details
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CNAME Cloaking – the next level of ad blocker evasion to track you:

– Some ad companies use DNS records to hide their identity.
– Web browsers likely can't detect this.
– uBlock Origin currently doesn't protect you against this, see

#adblocking #privacy #tracking #cnamecloaking #dns

There is an overview site about #CPU #vulnerabilities:

How lovely! 😄

#zombieload #meltdown #spectre #ridl #mds

Okay, I know we are getting lost through this forest of terms, so yes, this site is definitively needed. (And links to all these other nice attack/vuln-specific domains.)

The .org TLD is at risk. It's being sold to a private equity firm, which likely won't end well. A lot of non-profits (including the US Girl Scouts!) have signed a document protesting this.

To developers of FOSS:

Please do not use Creative Commons/CC licenses (other than CC0) for your code! Some CC licenses are incompatible with things people may do with your code, like package it for distributions, derive new works from it, or even sell it on discs at loss to schools. The GNU GPL, BSD, MIT, etc. licenses are much better for software.

CC licenses don't target software, meaning using one could cause serious legal trouble for you.

More info:

Needling Your Projects: 3D Printed PCB Probing Jig Uses Accupuncture Needles

Trying to probe a modern electronic circuit with tiny SMD components, without letting the magic smoke escape in the process, can be quite a challenge. Especially since we hacke…

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sigrok-firmware-fx2lafw 0.1.7 has been released!

Adds support for the YiXingDianZi MDSO and support for FX2-based LAs to sample at 48 MHz (as long/short as USB bus conditions allow).

Fixes a few bugs for oscilloscope devices and some sdcc related issues.

Setting up a home VPN server with Wireguard

Motivation For a moderately security conscious geek like myself, there can be a number of reasons to want to set up a home VPN server: Accessing your home…

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