Houston 2600

Computer security, hacking, coding and mayhem

The death of “hacking”

The net is still buzzing with the statement by the Full Disclosure list manager, but most people have forgotten this essential part: There is no honour amongst hackers any more. There is no real community. There is precious little skill. The entire security game is becoming more and more regulated. This is all a sign of things to come, and a reflection on the sad state of an industry that should never have.. Read More

Science Hack Day at Houston Museum of Natural Science

Science Hack Day is all-day-all-night event that brings together inquisitive and creative minds to one place, to make wonderful things. Designers, developers, engineers, artists and scientists all bring their A-game to the same physical space for a brief but intense period of collaboration, hacking, and building ‘cool stuff’. By collaborating on focused tasks during this short period, small groups of makers are capable of producing remarkable results. When: April 5th & 6th, 2014.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, March 7, 2014

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, March 7 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, February 7, 2014

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, February 7 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, January 3, 2014

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, January 3 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, December 6, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, December 6 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, November 1, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, November 1 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Interview with Francis Irving of Redecentralize.org

If you have noticed over the past decade, the net has become far less diverse. Far less anarchistic. Far more concentrated, with a few sites like Google, YouTube, Wikipedia, Facebook and other big media ventures concentrating most of the traffic. Even worse, they provide their own pages for what were once independent offerings. Facebook has a page for every place, author, brand, etc. Wikipedia offers a dumbed-down summary of any topic in the.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, October 4, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, October 4 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More

Houston 2600 Meeting: Friday, September 6, 2013

Houston 2600/HAQR Meeting Join computer enthusiasts to talk about programming, operating systems, computer security topics, hacking and geek culture. When: Friday, September 6 6-9 PM Where: Ninfa’s Express seating area, Galleria IV Directions Take Post Oak South past Westheimer. Turn right on Hidalgo. Turn right on McCue. On your left is a parking garage. Turn left into the first entrance to the parking garage. Inside the parking garage, you will take a right.. Read More