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Internet of Things Meetup / Gotham #4 - Fellow IoT enthusiasts! Do not miss it! Our next meetup is on this Thursday, October 2 at 6:00 PM! Please RSVP at your convenience at For this meetup, we are fortunate to welcome Michael Liguori of What Are Minds For, Inc., Alon S Kay A. Sep 30, 2014 12:44 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] USV & Net Neutrality - The analogy about network traffic to electricity was great. Wow. Ehtesh C. Sep 17, 2014 5:17 PM
USV & Net Neutrality - People that know me know I think highly of USV. To me, they represent the merger of financial capital and hacker culture. They seem to believe similar things to me and make decisions I'd love to make. Alas, I'm j Jms D. Sep 17, 2014 4:58 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - No its not like that HACKERS are the owner of their own security On Sep 14,[masked]:23 AM, "Andrew Gwozdziewycz" < [address removed] > wrote: Suraj K. Sep 14, 2014 1:06 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Facebook probably requires SSL (I don't know, don't use it, though, I have a dormant account), so packet sniffing for cookies only works if you can MITM (mitmproxy) them, and happen to be on the same network, of course. Andrew G. Sep 14, 2014 12:40 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Well ...there is Firesheep but like the others, I prefer plugging my laptop into one of these  (of course you need to find the right guide for facebook, twi Tony Sep 13, 2014 11:22 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - We should stop this. Obviously Suraj has joined the group thinking, we are a bunch of criminals--we are not. Suraj, the best way to "hack" someone's facebook account is to just use their comput Andrew G. Sep 13, 2014 10:52 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Suraj you can also press up, up, down, down, left, right, left , right, b,a on anyone's FB Timeline. If it does not work the first time you may have to try a few times and it does wonders. Gustavo G. Sep 13, 2014 10:36 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Preview not available stewdio Sep 13, 2014 5:22 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - cripes, matt - you just sent this to a list of 2000+ people... blows my mind this ice breaker still works tho Jms D. Sep 13, 2014 1:19 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Thanks a lot sir I will try it soon . On Sep 13,[masked]:19 PM, "Matt Spitz" < [address removed] > wrote: Suraj K. Sep 13, 2014 1:02 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Suraj, I also agree with Matt's answer. This is called the fib0-hax technique, and it always works for me. On Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 7:18 PM, Matt Spitz Saurabh Sep 13, 2014 11:13 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Suraj hello , I can help u . - on FceBook , go to the Timeline of the person u want to hack . - click "Write something ..." and type this : [masked] [masked] - hold down Ct Matt S. Sep 13, 2014 9:48 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - I'll toss another vote for a dumb TV or projector. I've had a TV for the past 7 years but no antenna. =) The Chromecast isn't "hackable" but you can sure do anything you want with it. It's SDK is ve Francis G. Sep 13, 2014 8:14 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - I really like the notion of " togetherness machines".  On Friday, September 12, 2014, David Branner < brannerchinese@gmail. Aidan F. Sep 13, 2014 1:36 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - And scene! - -email composed and sent from an apple payphone Shaun F Sep 13, 2014 12:34 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Hello sir , I wanna ask something any of you can reply . How to hack an FB I'd without using I'd nd password only viewing an Timeline of a person . Thank you On Sep 13,[masked]:23 AM, "David Branner" Suraj K. Sep 12, 2014 11:26 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - I don't have anything that qualifies as a hack, but here is what the Person and I do in place of TV: We've been without TV service of any kind since 1996 when I was writing my dissertation and didn't want to see it g David B. Sep 12, 2014 10:53 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Same here. No TV for 6 years, projector for Breaking Bad, Boardwalk Empire, Walking Dead, Games... and now I start to feel the need to have one to Federico U. Sep 12, 2014 9:01 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - I second Aiden opinion as a hacker. As a consumer TV's are simply the best available screen. I saw this email as I was getting ready to watch Netflix, on my TV. I am a little old fashioned in that I have a TV *and* a stereo. I had Googl Seth M. Sep 12, 2014 8:20 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - P.P.S. Instead of a TV, I bought myself a projector, so just stream movies from Netflix or Hulu or whatever and throw it up huge  on my wall. Nice that it doesn't take up a lot of space. Bonus that it can be used for guerilla mov Aidan F. Sep 12, 2014 8:12 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Meant to sign off as "the guy who hasn't had a TV in four years" :-) On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 8:09 PM, Aidan Feldman < Aidan F. Sep 12, 2014 8:10 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] tv's - Yeah, if you want something hackable, I would just get a TV that works, then worry about the media serving part independently. "Separation of concerns" and all that jazz. Raspberry Pi's are cheap as hell hav Aidan F. Sep 12, 2014 8:09 PM
tv's - hackers. i have gone without a tv for a long time. but, i want one. i've read about tv's that run android in asia, and that seems pretty neat, but not sure if the Jms D. Sep 12, 2014 8:04 PM
wrapup #32 - # Round 32: 32-bits Will Be Good Enough For Anyone. Jms D. Sep 1, 2014 2:04 PM
Still open presenter spots for Tuesday night! - Hey all, There are still some open presenter spots for Tuesday nights Hack and Tell! Keep in mind that anyone who offers to present something that "qualifies" gets an RSVP, regardless of the "paywall.&qu Andrew G. Aug 20, 2014 12:18 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] You should apply to Hacker School! - To be clear, please do not respond to this list. If you have any questions, head over to . This is what I'll say if you email me directly, too. :) Jms D. Aug 11, 2014 1:26 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] You should apply to Hacker School! - Crap. All the replies have been directly to me but I slipped here. Sorry everyone. Probably worth sharing that I'm not the person you want to talk to anyway, so... Jms D. Aug 11, 2014 1:22 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] You should apply to Hacker School! - Hey Bob. I appreciate you writing, but I don't have anything to do with how students are accepted at the different schools around town. You seem like you might the type of person Hacker School Jms D. Aug 11, 2014 1:21 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] You should apply to Hacker School! - hey james- not surprisingly, as i write this i'm preparing to apply to app academy, but am honestly going to apply to any and all hacker schools as systematically as i can until i get in.  bob w Aug 11, 2014 1:16 PM
You should apply to Hacker School! - Hello Hackers. Many of  you know Jms D. Aug 11, 2014 12:44 PM
Re: Round 32 IS Scheduled! - One more clarification (I apparently need a copy-writer). Money will be collected through Meetup when you RSVP, not *at the door* like I said. Andrew G. Aug 5, 2014 12:32 PM
Re: Round 32 IS Scheduled! - UHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOAH!! First, an apology!!!!!!!!!!!! I renamed FAQ as something that could *really* be interpreted as RACIST. THIS WAS COMPLETELY UNINTENTIONAL, and I DEEPLY apologize if I offended you. Andrew G. Aug 5, 2014 12:22 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Round 32 IS Scheduled! - >  # WETBAQ (We Expect To Be Asked Questions) Jms D. Aug 5, 2014 12:20 PM
Round 32 IS Scheduled! - Hey All, Round 32 will take place on August 26th and 7pm! If you've been building something awesome all summer, now is your chance to present! Signup here: Andrew G. Aug 5, 2014 12:09 PM
FW: javascript iot hack device - Dean C. Jul 31, 2014 7:51 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Upcoming talks that cover Python basics? - Preview not available Sarah G. Jul 31, 2014 4:58 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Upcoming talks that cover Python basics? - BTW, did you know that Addison-Wesley picked LPTHW up, and it's available in bookstores now? I saw it the other day at Barnes and Noble (Yes, this was big ad, but ... TMYK) Andrew G. Jul 31, 2014 3:47 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Upcoming talks that cover Python basics? - Preview not available Wes C. Jul 31, 2014 3:46 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Upcoming talks that cover Python basics? - Learn Python The Hard Way is easily the most effective way I'm aware of for teaching Python. You can get it for free on http://learnpythonthehardway.o­rg/ , but Zed works hard on these Jms D. Jul 31, 2014 3:43 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Upcoming talks that cover Python basics? - Have you considered joining, and asking for help in the NYC Python group (­n/ )? Given that they are *specifically* Python focused, you might find better luck t Andrew G. Jul 31, 2014 3:38 PM
Upcoming talks that cover Python basics? - Hey all, I have few guys on my team who are interested in learning Python. We looked at PyGotham conference and there are maybe 2-3 confirmed talks for beginners. Booking two days for that is a bit of an overkill. A Aleksey K. Jul 31, 2014 3:31 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - "The world is a rainbow of many kinds of people" I basically grew up on this song:­v=3ybzRrNTJKc#t=0m49s Jay G. Jul 21, 2014 4:26 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Ok, deal.  On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 6:18 PM, James Dennis < [address removed] > wrote: Tom Jul 19, 2014 6:21 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Mark, we get it, you don't like fun. Now be quiet. For everyone else, check out this exploration backdoors, attack points, and surveillance mechanisms in iOS from a talk at HOPE on Friday:  Jms D. Jul 19, 2014 6:18 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - So we all need to agree in order to call this productive? My point was that HOPE is a lot of old news, and weak tech (snowden, 2600, hopeful hacktivism, cheap hobby 3d printer kits, etc...). Check out the google analytics trends on any of those... Tom Jul 19, 2014 5:13 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Uhm, I was going to stay out of this thread but....  maybe I'm misunderstanding your point, but whether I am or not, the things in those links Sumana posted are ABSOLUTELY relevant to whether or not someone would want to attend Defcon, Matthew R. Jul 18, 2014 8:14 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Now wait just a darn second here, everyone. Mark raises a great question. Why would Snowden run away from this bastion of Freedom to a nation that loves spying on its citizens. Who is this Snowd Jms D. Jul 18, 2014 8:13 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - You are not making this a productive discussion either. It is especially rich given the non sequitur that was your Snowden rant. On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 Alex C. Jul 18, 2014 8:00 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Sumana, the things discussed in your links are not related to my own or anyone's stated points of view in the conversation above. Just want to make that 100 percent clear.  Tom Jul 18, 2014 7:47 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - The world is a rainbow of many different people. Some only want "how to do foo with bar" talks; if you want that you can have that experience at HOPE. It's also possible to have other experiences at HOPE; for instance, I enjoyed the overview of histori Sumana H. Jul 18, 2014 7:34 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Ha ha! I always forget this list is unscreened. On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 4:20 PM, James Dennis < jdennis@gmai Alex C. Jul 18, 2014 7:24 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Someone is cranky... I have no hope to attend, despite having a ticket, and a desire. The ticket should be transferable, so let me know if you need it! On July 18,[masked]:13:58 PM EDT, M Andrew G. Jul 18, 2014 7:22 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - I've had a great time the few times I've gone. I quite enjoy the old school hacker culture. I grew up reading 2600 and their meetups were my first avenue to finding other techys as a kid. People are doing smart stuff all over the plac Francis G. Jul 18, 2014 7:21 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Glorious exposition, comrade! On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 7:13 PM, Mark < [address removed] > Jms D. Jul 18, 2014 7:20 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - The 2600 club was interesting 20 years ago. Who cares what Snowden has to say anymore while he takes refuge in a totalitarian state that takes pride in spying on its own citizens, and everyone else.  Tom Jul 18, 2014 7:12 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Edward Snowden is speaking (remotely), you'll run into old phone phreaks in the halls, and they have ham radio license testing and workshops on filing FOIA requests. It's way different from DEF CON and Congress bu Sidney San M. Jul 18, 2014 7:01 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - I'm here, and I'll be here all weekend. -Sam On Jul 18, 2014, at 18:01, James Dennis < Sam Jul 18, 2014 6:40 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - save your money and go to DEF CON, unless you really love sitting in a crowd of very non-technical people hearing stories of hopeful hacktivism. On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 6:10 P Tom Jul 18, 2014 6:20 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - I'll be there on Sunday too. On Jul 18, 2014, at 6:08 PM, Brian Gupta < brian.gupta@brand Sidney San M. Jul 18, 2014 6:09 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Will be there all day Sunday with my son. Not sure about tonight or tomorrow. -Brian On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 6:04 PM, Max Parke < Brian G. Jul 18, 2014 6:07 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hope - Yup! On Jul 18,[masked]:01 PM, "James Dennis" < [address removed] > wrote: Max P. Jul 18, 2014 6:04 PM
Hope - Anyone going? -- jms dnns | web: | txt:[masked] Jms D. Jul 18, 2014 6:00 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Re: comcastic - Preview not available Skye B. Jul 15, 2014 12:39 PM
Re: comcastic - Sent that to - announce, which doesnt let people reply. Sorry. On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, James Dennis < [address removed] > wrote: Jms D. Jul 15, 2014 12:37 PM
comcastic - Thinking about Sam Altman's essay on net neutrality from yesterday (­neutrality ), thinking about Tom Wheeler meeting with companies and investors in N Jms D. Jul 15, 2014 11:05 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hackenstraße - By this logic there is just a sack full of hacking in Jersey: Jon H. Jul 8, 2014 6:45 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hackenstraße - On 07/08/[masked]:14 PM, James Dennis wrote: > Love it! > > Would be neat if there was a Hack And Tell there... hmm. The one in > Berlin is just amazing:­ack-and-tell the one in Berlin a couple of kilometers from the H mıke, castleman 🐍 Jul 8, 2014 6:28 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Hackenstraße - Love it! Would be neat if there was a Hack And Tell there... hmm. The one in Berlin is just amazing:­ack-and-tell Jms D. Jul 8, 2014 6:13 PM
Hackenstraße - There's a whole street full of hacking in Munich, in case you find yourself there. This has been a public service announcement from, Matt Matt S. Jul 8, 2014 6:08 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Programming Retreat in Costa Rica - And forgo this?­v=j-1qas-CL14 no way! On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 3:06 PM, Aidan Feldman Jms D. Jun 23, 2014 3:12 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Programming Retreat in Costa Rica -­v=Wui-PNqJrxs&feature=kp On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 3:03 PM, James De Aidan F. Jun 23, 2014 3:05 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Programming Retreat in Costa Rica - FOR ME TO POOP ON get the fuck outta here, foo On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 3:00 PM, James Dennis < Jms D. Jun 23, 2014 3:02 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Programming Retreat in Costa Rica - whoa that sounds really great On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Casey < [address removed] Jms D. Jun 23, 2014 3:00 PM
Programming Retreat in Costa Rica - Hey all, I'm organizing a programming retreat to Costa Rica this fall (September - November). It'd be great to see some fellow Hack and Tell-ers come out : ) We'll come together as a Casey Jun 23, 2014 2:01 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Round 31 Wrap up! - Everyone's presentations were awesome! Anyone who's remotely interested in terminals should read this page:­ogramming/ Sidney San M. Jun 12, 2014 12:04 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] Round 31 Wrap up! - My slides are posted at . - dpb Software Developer and Lexicographer of Chinese David B. Jun 12, 2014 10:57 AM
Round 31 Wrap up! - (Hate reading raw markdown? See this rendered instead:­99daa3daac44f80081 ) # Round 31: Free. Functional and Secure... Hell Andrew G. Jun 12, 2014 10:53 AM
not too late! - Don't you wanna present that cool thing you built at the next Hack And Tell? It's not too late! Anything is possible if you try hard and believe in your smellf. That's what I read on my deodorant th Jms D. Jun 6, 2014 11:35 AM
RSVPs are NOW Open for Round 31! - GO! Now! Don't be late! -­-tell/events/186768992/ Also, be sure to sign up to present! - Andrew G. Jun 5, 2014 12:02 PM
Round 31: Call for Presenters - Hi Friends, We're excited to announce the next meetup which will take place 8 days from today, June 10th, 7pm at eBay NYC! We've had some great events there and we think that next Tuesday's will Andrew G. Jun 2, 2014 8:17 PM
stop the slow lane -­slowlane/ Jms D. May 15, 2014 10:29 AM
Round 30: wrap up - # Round 30: Things We Say Hello Hackers. Thank you to The Ladders for hosting Round 30, and providing pizza and alcohol. Not unlike any other company in NYC, th Jms D. May 9, 2014 2:22 PM
Clarification: There's still time to submit presentations! - Hey All, There may be some confusion around RSVPs and submitting presentation proposals, so I figured I'd clear this up right now (and answer a few FAQs that we get): t Andrew G. Apr 28, 2014 3:33 PM
Presentations! - Hello Hackers. We are just about a week away from Hack And Tell 30 so there's still time to submit a presentation idea! Anyone been hacking on sound tools? A chrome extension which tests HTTPS Jms D. Apr 28, 2014 6:59 AM
Call for Presenters! Round 30: Things We Say - Hey All, We just put Round 30 on the calendar for May 6th at The Ladders, and like Dora the Explorer, we need *your* help to make sure we have a great time! What you can do: Andrew G. Apr 25, 2014 11:37 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - Hmm. You are right that those types of questions can be annoying. Feels like shouting not-invented-here . I'm curious what the list would think of a Bill Of Slights, which lists a few behaviors known Jms D. Apr 24, 2014 8:34 AM
[hack-and-tell] proposing a change - On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 12:24 PM, James Dennis < [address removed] > Sidney San M. Apr 22, 2014 7:44 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - Kick-banned Ismael. That's an example of what is not OK and what we'll do about it. I am not too interested in creating a politcally correct, walking-on-egg-shells culture, so no need to be concerned or uncomforta Jms D. Apr 19, 2014 12:23 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - Dont forget americans in general are by nature an individualistic culture and secrecy and all that behavior is normal.  This compared to cultures like Asians who are collectivist and work better in groups On Apr Ismael H. Apr 19, 2014 11:41 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - boy oh boy. all this talk about being super careful to make sure people are comfortable is making me uncomfortable. On Apr 17, Tom Apr 19, 2014 11:36 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - Marianne, thank you for sharing this. A few people told me similar stories off the list, so I know this was hard to say publicly. I'm sorry you had this experience. It is exactly the kind of thing I'd like to move Jms D. Apr 19, 2014 8:36 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - My first Hack and Tell meetup was just after the first Hacker School class ended. I remember because my friend who was in batch 0 was demoing what Marianne Apr 18, 2014 10:23 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - Ditto from me on Daniel ' s points On Apr 17,[masked]:26 AM, "Daniel Benamy" < [address removed] > wrote: Alisha O. Apr 18, 2014 12:55 AM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - I would hope any brilliant people who felt their ability to express themselves is limited by a code of conduct would also be brilliant enough to consider why their self expression could be hurtful to others, not take that personally and mak Andrew R. Apr 17, 2014 3:10 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - @Ori, An informal and lightweight code of conduct with rules like "don't be subtly sexist" and founders who care about enforcing this behavior can be effective at getting people to behave like reasonable adults. And yes, the t Alex C. Apr 17, 2014 2:20 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - On Thu, 17 Apr[masked]:11:47 -0400 Alex Clemmer wrote: > I take your points to be that (1) this won't be effective, and (2) this > doesn't treat people adults. Effective at what? I'm a fairly new lurker, but is this a Ori B. Apr 17, 2014 1:11 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - Many people in the hacker community may be anarchists, libertarians, etc ... and the word "rules" automatically causes a confrontational attitude. It would be hard to argue against most of these in principals, but very easy to arg Seth M. Apr 17, 2014 12:42 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - I'm going to spend a few days thinking on it and chatting with gWoz (who is as new to this idea as everyone else on this list) and put together a draft to capture what I have in mind. My goal is basically to qui Jms D. Apr 17, 2014 12:35 PM
Re: [hack-and-tell] proposing a change - So I just read the hacker school "Social Rules" and found it kind of enlightening. I realized I had recently done the "back seat driving" thing. I thought I was being helpful, but now I see I was being a little dickish. Bjorn R. Apr 17, 2014 12:31 PM

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