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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Playing with Smart-Cards

Ever since reading the book “Kryptographie und IT-Sicherheit” where I first learned about how SmartCards work, I wanted to do some SmartCard programming. In the book it describes some inner workings of Smart Cards, and that some of them have a small Java VM inside. But it turned out that the entry was not as … Continue reading »

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Installing to an external harddisk with qemu

The harddisk of my aunt’s pc was broken, and I had an old disk around that I could use for replacement. Now I wanted to install it prior to go there. Of course there is the option to take my harddisk out, and use my PC to install her harddisk. But I wanted to use … Continue reading »

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Reviving my vintage 3d shutter glasses

Many people don’t even know that there were 3d rushes before the one that’s currently fading. In a previous one, some ten years ago, I bought a very expensive ASUS graphics card with shutter glasses. It was really cool for gaming with the 21 inch CRT, but nothing compared to the graphics of today’s games. … Continue reading »

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A sink for the kids to play

When the new kitchen was installed in our camper, I didn’t throw everything of the old one away. Only the part with Mirella’s bad memories. I kept the faucet so that I could use it for the kids one day. Recently I exchanged the pump and the water tank. With the old parts I had … Continue reading »

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