Author: JP Buntinx

What is the Freenode Project?

There are quite a few online projects which deserve a lot more attention than they are getting right now. The Freenode project is an initiative that is designed to bring developers and enthusiasts of open source projects closer together. It is worth mentioning the Freenode project has been around for nearly 23 years right now, and they have been quite successful in their own way ever since 1994. What Is …
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Masternode vs Pruning Node vs Full Node

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk about operating a network node. In the bitcoin world, there are full nodes and pruned node,s both of which are incredibly valuable to the ecosystem. However, some alternative cryptocurrencies implemented masternode support. Everyone running such a node provides vital services to the network in exchange for a financial incentive. It is good to compare all three types of …
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Tarzan is a Wire-Swinging Robot Designed to Help Farmers Monitor the Growth of Crops

Robots come in many different shapes and sizes these days. Whereas most people are concerned over how robots will take their jobs, scientists are trying to use technology so they can gain a better understanding of natural animal habitats. Tarzan is a new robot that can swing through the trees, even though it moves like a sloth. Meet Tarzan The Robot It has to be said, the name Tarzan is …
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Researcher Showcases Unauthorized NFC Payments With Cloned Android Device

While mobile payments may seem to be all the hype, it is evident there is still a lot of work to be done in the security department. Slawomir Jasek, a renowned security researcher, successfully completed an NFC payment with a cloned smartphone. This type of attack allows assailants to steal money from other Android devices by using root malware. Cloning An Android Phone? While this concept sounds ridiculous to most …
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