34C3 Watchlist

Another year has passed and that means another congress has been visited. This year the congress moved to Messe Leipzig instead of the CCH in Hamburg. I was sceptical about the new location in the beginning.

Protokoll AK Homöopathie - 5. Dezember 2017

Heute findet die zweite “Vorlesung” des Arbeitskreis Homöopathie an der CAU zu Kiel e.V. statt. Das heutige Thema soll “Wechseljahre als homöopathische Herausforderung” sein. Hier sollte ein möglichst aktuelles Liveblog veröffentlicht werden.

Protokoll AK Homöopathie - 7. November 2017

Der Arbeitskreis Homöopathie an der CAU zu Kiel e.V. bietet heute seine erste Ringvorlesung an. Hier will ich versuchen das Geschehen möglichst live zu protokollieren.

Migrating My Blog to Hugo

I have been fed up with my old Wordpress-based blog for quite some time now. One factor might be the missing updates, but another issue was Wordpress (WP) itself. Sure, WP looks like a simple solution, if all you want is have a blog with some usable tools around it.

33C3 Watchlist

Okay, the 33C3 is over for quite some time and I didn’t write about it. Short form: I was there, it was amazing, I was sick afterwards.

I havn’t seen lots of talks yet, but here is my watchlist:

My Take on DNSSEC – Part 3: How to configure it in BIND (cancelled)

Just as a quick note here:

I originally planned to do my third part on DNSSEC with configuration hints using the popular DNS server BIND. At the moment I also use BIND for my setup.

Now I discovered the “Advanced Secuity Notifications” at ISC, which sells prior warnings about security issues in BIND. Personally, I don’t want to support this model.

Instead I am currently migrating to another DNS server implemenation, YADIFA, which I will then write about. But first I need to check my setup using this server.

My Take on DNSSEC – Part 2: How does it work?

As I already explained in Part 1, the current state of DNS is pretty insecure. The goal of DNSSEC is to improve this situation. Here is how that (should) work. I won’t go into cryptographic details here, but just show the general behaviour.

My take on DNSSEC – Part 1: Why do I need that?

DNS is probably one of the most important protocols on the internet. Everybody uses it countless times each day, usually without even noticing it. Every time somebody visits any website, every time somebody sends a mail, every time somebody wants to do literallly ANYTHING on the internet, a DNS server is involved.

Installing pyLoad on a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Jessie

If you are anything like me [1], you like to have dedicated Services which do stuff for you. One of the Services I like in particular is pyLoad [2]. This program you be used to automatically load files from OneClick Hosters. This is esspecially useful if you run this on a small computer like the Raspberry Pi [3] and dump the downloaded data to a central Storage like a NAS.

There are lots of blogposts out there which detail how to install pyLoad on a RaspberryPi [4, 5, 6]. For most parts I don’t really want to say anything against these, but there was one point in particular that I dislike about all of these. This is the reason why I am now writing my own guide. So let’s get started.

32C3 – My personal video list

Hi there,

After quite a long time of silence (*cough* Sorry about that) I think I can write a new post.

At the end of last year I was at the 32C3. That is the 32nd Chaos Communication Congress. This year about 12000 nice people got together and captured the Congress Center in Hamburg for four days. Apart from the giant program of talks (which I will talk about in a second) the main part of the congress is the opportunity to meet other people and have a blast of a time. I managed to meet a lot of nice people and I learned so much during the time that I will need some time to fully sort that in my mind.