Links for 2015-09-21

  • Nelson recommends Ubiquiti

    ‘The key thing about Ubiquiti gear is the high quality radios and antennas. It just seems much more reliable than most consumer WiFi gear. Their airOS firmware is good too, it’s a bit complicated to set up but very capable and flexible. And in addition to normal 802.11n or 802.11ac they also have an optional proprietary TDMA protocol called airMax that’s designed for serving several long haul links from a single basestation. They’re mostly marketing to business customers but the equipment is sold retail and well documented for ordinary nerds to figure out.’

    (tags: ubiquiti wifi wireless 802.11 via:nelson ethernet networking prosumer hardware wan)

  • httpry

    a specialized packet sniffer designed for displaying and logging HTTP traffic. It is not intended to perform analysis itself, but to capture, parse, and log the traffic for later analysis. It can be run in real-time displaying the traffic as it is parsed, or as a daemon process that logs to an output file. It is written to be as lightweight and flexible as possible, so that it can be easily adaptable to different applications.
    via Eoin Brazil

    (tags: via:eoinbrazil httpry http networking tools ops testing tcpdump tracing)

  • ustwo Reimagines the In-Car Cluster

    Designers behind the cult mobile game, Monument Valley, take on the legacy-bound in-car UI

    (tags: ux ui cars driving safety ustwo monument-valley speed)

  • Little Drummer Boy Challenge

    ‘It’s very easy: So long as you don’t hear “The Little Drummer Boy,” you’re a contender. As soon as you hear it on the radio, on TV, in a store, wherever, you’re out.’

    (tags: ldbc games funny xmas christmas music songs cheese)

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