AtariST – The past catches up

AtariST - The past catches up
From the oppression of overscan and its liberation to the wide Parallax Distorter, the attendees of the AtariST workshop were impressed that the Atari was– and still is– amazing! We, the younger generation that has not come into contact with computers like the Atari or Amiga, travelled back in time to the 80′s and were ...

Atari ST workshop series 3

Our member Gunstick has started his workshop series about the Atari ST platform with a focus on oldschool demos which were the craze in the 90′s. This Saturday was the first talk (get the slides from there too) with a focus on the convoluted history, the specifications of the machine and showing off a whole ...

You’re not alone!

You're not alone!
Some of you have not yet heard about it. Some of you already started counting days in October. And some of you will already be prepared from the years before. Behind Enemy Lines The Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin is reaching its 28th happening; this years topic: Behind Enemy Lines As every year, hackers from ...

See how our Blinkentrees are made – Part 1

See how our Blinkentrees are made - Part 1
Material for our Blinkentrees has been ordered and arrived. Blinkentrees are electronic Christmas trees which are sold on the X-Mas market in Strassen in December. Because a whole bunch of such trees are to be built, a strict plan is required to get them finished in time. Thus we will start the Blinkentree 2011 Project ...

Syn2cat meets Shack 1

Syn2cat meets Shack
On last Friday two hackers from Syn2cat hit the road to the Large Hacker Convention taking place in the Shackspace (the Stuttgart hackerspace) which didn’t just promise a lot but exceeded by far all expectations with a whole bunch of hacking activities in hard- and software (see pictures here). BUT hacking doesn’t necessarily mean that ...