Some time ago I came across a YouTube video by chance with the title: "Eth Wallet Bruteforce Hack". A programmer showed a simple Python script which could generate a random private key (64 characters / 32 bytes / 256 bits). This was used to calculate the public-key and address and pass it to a blockchain … Continue reading "Experiment: Hacking Ethereum Wallets - Bruteforce"
A Makiwara is a piece of sports equipment originating from Japan, which in karate is known mainly as a wooden hitting post. In the past (and partly still today) a makiwara is made of a flexible and non-splintering wooden board. One end of the board is driven vertically into the ground, and the other end … Continue reading "Training equipment: Makiwara 2.0"
While searching for an easy to use screen recorder tool, I stumbled across all kinds of free and paid software solutions. From my point of view, pretty much all of them were either completely overloaded, difficult or complicated to use. Others were just expensive in relation to the functionality. My conclusion: Program yourself! Table of … Continue reading "Program your own Screen Recorder / Capture Software"
I've been planning my smart home for some time now. Besides the cost factor for all the great things I imagine, I often lack the necessary time for detailed planning and implementation. So I decided to start somewhere and write down this DIY project in parallel...let's see where it leads...I ask for your indulgence if … Continue reading "Smart Home V1 - Do it yourself"
Telegram is basically a messenger similar to Whatsapp or Threema , free and easy to use. I don't want to say that it is better or worse than other messengers, but I like the Telegram Bot API so much that I want to write a little tutorial here. Table of contents:Using Telegram Messenger and the … Continue reading "Telegram Messenger and the Bot API"