The wings of a computer engineer
The wings of a computer engineer

Personal blog for Timothy D Meadows II

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The wings of a computer engineer

The wings of a computer engineer

Personal blog for Timothy D Meadows II

Ubuntu on Inspiron 11 3147 (2 in 1) and dw_dmac

On August 24th, 2014 i purchased a Dell Inspiron 11 3147 2 in 1 Laptop & Tablet combo (The 4GB Quad-Core edition). The system came pre-installed with Windows 8.1 which personally i hate. The first thing i did when i got it was install Ubuntu 12.04. This was the officially supported Ubuntu version according to Dell. The only real compl…

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Awkun the Prototype (Part 2)

You can read part one here Awkun the Prototype (Part 1) Excited from a quick and fulfilling success with the first version of Awkun. I decided it was time to move on to upgrades. After all, despite being functional. The first version was mostly just a kit with custom code. I was also familiar enough with Arduino, Voltage, Soldering, an…

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Online Personal Security

I’m often asked as a software engineer & penetration tester. What i use to protect myself online from malicious websites. While my typical response is to use common sense. Which will always be the most useful tool. This blog gives me the opportunity to not only recommend extensions by name but direct URL. It's also a link to refer to…

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Awkun the Prototype (Part 1)

Awkun, interesting enough, started my foray into Robotics from Software Engineering & Penetration Testing. Basically, like most I've met. I was looking for a “fun” project to start working with various Arduino boards in my spare time between contracts. Drone The thought of flying drones in all there various forms (Quad-copter, Push Yo…

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Cryptology, past, and, present

The Past Over the years I’ve worked with many Cryptology algorithms. In the mid 80’s and early 90’s for example, everyone, including myself. Where always trying to invent there own “unbreakable” encryption. Passing them over BBC, IRC, and, ICQ. I guess they where fun to test, break and re-make. But otherwise, nothing more than educational…

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