Archive for date: July 2, 2004

An Undergraduate Project in Imaging Radar

July 2, 2004 | Mad Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Ankit Agrawal, Bob Fougere, Mridula Oravakandy and Greg Siemens wrote up their B.S. report Design, Construction and Testing of a Microwave Radar System for Through-Wall Surveillance (PDF) format. I have only skimmed the report, but it appears they were able to detect people standing behind a test wall by using SAR (synthetic aperature radar) techniques. […]

The Department of Homeland Security says…

July 2, 2004 | Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, News | By: Mark VandeWettering

If you use Internet Explorer, the terrorists have already won! The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team touched off a storm this week when it recommended for security reasons using browsers other than Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer. Apparently this has touched off a run on Mozilla/Firefox, which are being downloaded at greatly […]