Archive for date: May 20, 2008


May 20, 2008 | Games and Diversions | By: Mark VandeWettering

Work on my checkers program milhouse has stalled a bit: I have a problem in the transposition tables that is fighting against my endgame database attempt, and it’s subtle enough that I haven’t had time to work it out. I’ve been relaxing by reading some more about other board games, and have begun to read […]

Spying on Computer Monitors Off Reflective Objects

May 20, 2008 | Security | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve bitched before about CSI and their use of “video enhancement” to read displays and the like using low resolution security cameras reflecting off objects. It’s interesting to see what is actually possible using this basic idea though. Link courtesy of Bruce Schneier’s security blog: Schneier on Security: Spying on Computer Monitors Off Reflective Objects