Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A hidden insecurity of phones

This talk was a pretty alarming one. There are at least two OS's inside every smartphone, and the communication with your service provider is done via a proprietary RTOS which shares the same RAM as your Android/IOS/etc. Corrupting the RTOS is apparently pretty easy.
I watched it yesterday:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Future of democracy by Smari McCarthy

I watched this talk today. It really blew my mind. I suggest it strongly for those of us who are working towards bringing democracy in our respective countries. The speaker is, among other things, a founding member of the Iceland Pirate Party.