Archive for the 'tools' Category

Twitter tool “followsme” to track unfollows

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

A little while ago I started a little tool for my own convenience called “followsme”. It is written in Typescript1 and runs under nodejs2. You can use it to watch a twitter account for new followers and ones who stopped following it. The reason I wrote it was the fact that tools providing unfollow tracking tend […]

WhatsApp webclient (or “security oddities of a multi million user company”)

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

I use WhatsApp1 on my Blackberry for quite some time now and it is actually making life easier for me. But a few weeks ago I came across various blog posts about their security mechanisms (if you may call them so).  Some guys reverse engineered2 the WhatsApp protocol and discovered severe security issues! There is […]

Selfmade Timelapse Video using VirtualDub

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

This is gonna be a rather short post. But since I burned a fair amount of time researching this I guess it is worth sharing. A few friends (Kai and Timo) and I did a little rapid prototyping session (48h) for a game project a few weekends ago. We decided to take pictures of it […]