Jun 202014
Video of World Cup Goalcontrol camera system

The 2014 World Cup is using a 7-camera system to calculate the ball’s position near the goal line within a few millimeters. The cameras run “up to” 500 fps. The system was developed by a German company, and also sends a “Goal” message one second after the action to a watch worn by the referee. [...]

Apr 112014
Checking & Testing for the Heartbleed bug

– This is a public service announcement about a huge computer security problem, the biggest one in the history of the internet. The Heartbleed bug (aka CVE-2014-0160) has made many sites using https security vulnerable for the past 2 years, to random downloads of information, including user names and passwords. The range of sites that [...]