New camera

This weekend I made a great deal on a new camera. It's a Sony A7 II full frame camera. Most people use such a beautiful camera with the latest and greatest lenses. I decided not to go that road. A few years ago I really enjoyed taking pictures using a Sony A6000 and vintage lenses. Because of the crop factor (the A6000 has an APS-C sensor) I couldn't enjoy the lenses to their maximum. I decided to sell them together with the A6000. Having enjoyed some other nice cameras in the mean time…continue reading →

VMWare UEM vs OneDrive

A while back I ran into a issue while using the OneDrive Nextgen Client (17.x) on Windows 10 while using VMWare UEM 9.2 as a profile management solution.  The issue was easy to determine: Onedrive just did not start. After ruling out any AppLocker issues, I discovered it had something todo with the UEM process hooks. Blacklisting dllhost.exe, onedrive.exe and onedrivesetup.exe solved the issue. Then UEM 9.3 came out, which fixed the issue, and therefore the manual blacklist could be removed. Recently Onedrive 18.x surfaced. You know where I'm going? Right? No? The…continue reading →

Black Hat Sessions 2017

Today I went to the Black Hat Sessions 2017 in Ede (NL). I have to say that the overall quality of the sessions was a bit less appealing than last year, but there were some interesting things to see. Bill Cheswick's keynote on the topic of "data" and a session by Duncan Campbell called "A century of data stealing" in particular gave me food for thought. Recordings of the videos are available at https://www.youtube.com/user/MadisonGurkhacontinue reading →

Rob miles on AI ethics

An interesting video in which Rob Miles explains some of the ethical issues you will face when building an AI super power https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PKx3kS7f4Acontinue reading →