Future of human transportation

Seems the Vokswagen scandal also had something good to it: Alternative transportation technologies are gaining more and more momentum over last few months and years. In this article I will present some of possible transport mediums of the future by showcasing my favourite ones.Read More »

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How to clear HSTS settings in Chrome and Firefox

The last time I played around with a website tried to configure HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) and somehow I managed to lock myself out of it giving me an SSL error. In my case using Chromium I got “Privacy error: Your connection is not private” (NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID). But accessing the website from another browser or my mobile phone worked like a charm so it made me suspicious. Since configuring the HSTS setting on my webserver gave me a clue that the HSTS settings are also being saved on client side I started to dig into my webbrowser settings until I found out following:Read More »

How to install Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi without display and controls

What you need

  • RaspberryPi (1 A, 1B, 1B+, 2, 3… doesn’t matter)
  • A (micro)SD card (depending on your Raspberry Pi model) with at least 4GB
  • A (micro)SD card reader
  • USB Power Supply
  • Micro USB cable
  • Network cable
  • Another computer on the same network
  • Internet access

Install the Raspberry

If your SD card still has data on it, download the official SD card formatter of the SD association and use it to format the complete card.

Download the latest Raspbian image for the Raspberry Pi from https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/

Unpack the image archive and install it onto the SD card. Refer to the Raspberry Pi installation guide for more detail.

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Atlas, the Next Generation robot

Ok, you have seen some videos of robots climbing walls or running at 29mph in the past but this is somewhat different. What it shows is the newest generation of humanoid robots developed by an american Company named Boston Dynamics, owned by Google. I can assure you it will at least impress if not scare you what the guys over at Boston have built over the last few months. But judge yourself; oh, and in case you didn’t know, RiSE and Cheetah were both developed by the exact same company.