At the time of writing this Apple have just announced their new iPhone X phone offering FaceID. What is FaceID? Well it uses a complicated mixture of infrared and dot projecting technology to scan your face and confirm that you are really you. Beyond the technology that actually makes it happen, it sounds simple to […]
Facebook Messenger Scan Codes
Not too many people seem to know about the Facebook Messenger Scan Codes (mine shown above). They are available within the Messenger app (iOS / Android) under the People Tab. Once you have yours, you can share it pretty much anywhere online or in print. Then anybody who has the Facebook Messenger App can scan your […]
Moving Accounts from Jaxx to the Mist Ethereum Wallet
Want to access your Ethereum or DAO Tokens outside of Jaxx? This tutorial will help you migrate or mirror your accounts to the Mist Ethereum Wallet.
The Art of The DAO: Experiments With The Generic DAO Framework
The Art of The DAO Challenge from Slock.it was recently announced to encourage community testing of the Generic DAO Framework. This was my experience.
Fix: Ethereum Node Not Finding Peers on OS X
This is a quick tip for anyone having problems finding peers to update the blockchain with their Ethereum node.
Mini Enigma Crytography App – Mininigma
One of the big wins during the Second World War was breaking the codes used by the German army for communications. They used expensive “Enigma” machines that took up entire rooms and spent huge amounts trying to break the codes. Today I was amazed to find out you can actually get an accurate software based […]
Nag Tech: The Future of Personal Development
Ever since I was a child I’ve wanted to learn Spanish for some reason. I finally got lessons when I went to university. However upon leaving university and living in a fully English speaking country there was little motivation to continue my practice. Until now… I still live an an English speaking country, albeit on […]
Beyond the Cloud: When Good Tech Goes Bad
So many of our applications are “moving to the cloud” or at the very least relying on information or authentication from the web. But what happens when you don’t have constant internet access or your connection is limited in some way. These are all things I would start to discover when I made the decision […]
NFC Lifehack: Tracking Your Offline Personal Expenses With An NFC Wallet
Whilst recently working on a mobile marketing research paper I ended up drinking all too much coffee and ordering a box ofNFC tags from RapidNFC in the early hours of one morning. Today, almost a month to the day after first putting them to use in my dissertation I have found a use to actually start integrating them with my […]
Change Your iPhone Wallpaper – Wired How-To Wiki
Change Your iPhone Wallpaper – Wired How-To Wiki If you’re anything like me you were sick of the iphone wallpaper by the time you got it home. In fact so much so that I spent a couple hours looking up detail on personalizing aspects of my phone. Now you may or may not have watched […]