standards

QWERTY should be dead

QWERTY is an incredibly dated keyboard layout providing only disadvantages from a technical and usability point of view. Why is it still around; and what are the alternatives? enter the rabbit’s burrow After falling down the rabbit hole when I started to read the mechanical keyboard Reddit, I bought myself a really nice mechanical keyboard […]

let’s talk feelings!

…from a security perspective If you take a look at the picture you might notice that there are quite a few badly secured and even open AP’s. When you go around Tokyo and check for wifi there are usually an absurd amount of them around. Many of the open networks are there for tourists and […]

Curve25519 and Mr. Black

Good news for all of us, a Microsoft representative called Benjamin Black kind of accepted Curve25519. He postet on the mailing list of the Crypto Forum Research Group, where cryptographers are discussing new curves for elliptic curve cryptography(ECC), that he does not see a need to change their proposed curve but that he acknowledges the will of the co-chairs […]