[Hitchin Hackspace - members] Christmas Build Show and Tell!

Richard Cowley rdcowley at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 14:50:46 UTC 2014


This was a pre-Christmas gift I made. Made with scrap wood collected from
St Albans Wood Recycling CIC and a rolling pin from pound land.

Before your ask, it was filled before being gifted.


On Tue, 30 Dec 2014 23:28 Arvydas Juskevicius <arvydas at arvydas.co.uk> wrote:

>  This actually reminded me of another article I read a while back which I
> found quite amusing. It refers to bit flipping which happens when cosmic
> gamma rays penetrate computer's RAM and flips a bit. Normal RAM does not
> have counter measures for this so when you are requesting something like
> microsoft.com, you actually end up requesting microsmft.com due to a bit
> flip. Surprisingly, it's not as uncommon as you may think. This is a highly
> recommended read:
>
> http://dinaburg.org/bitsquatting.html
>
> Arvy
>
>
> On 30/12/2014 11:49, Simon Overell wrote:
>
>  Great work Jony! my Christmas project has been more software than
> hardware. A web-crawler that calculates the value of un-registered domain
> names that are typos of common domains. Most of the code is written but
> there is not much to show at the moment.
>
>  There are 163,112 page impressions on a site vs swapped letter typos of
> that site (e.g. facebook.com vs afcebook.com) and this follows a log
> normal distribution:
>
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