Author Archives: chebe

Intro to SSL Certificates

The web is great. You can talk to people on the other side of the planet and not even notice a delay. But that one connection goes through numerous unknown machines from you to them and back again. Some formats like email can even leave copies of themselves laying all over the world. That super […]

Intro to Mailing Lists

I’m sure you’ve come across mailing lists before; a service to which you subscribe, and when someone posts to the list you get the email. TOG has a public mailing list, that strictly speaking operates as a discussion list. Anyone subscribed can post to the list, on-topic discussion is encouraged, and you will get more […]

Intro to IRC

One of the primary ways tog members (and non-members) interact when not in the space is over irc. IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat, and is an old text-based way to chat online. TOG has a channel (#tog) on freenode.net, which is free to use. To connect you can download a client (like Pidgin), or […]

28C3: No Nerd Left Behind

CCC “is a annual four-day conference on technology, society and utopia” held in Berlin. This its 28th year, tickets were like gold-dust. So if you’re one of the many who couldn’t get any, consider catching a few of the live streams with us at tog. (You can find our official listing here.) Running over four […]

Craft Night with added Sugar

Hello again Crafters! It’s been a long year, many projects were started, a few even finished, and it’s always good to see your toil pay off. So we at tog reckon it’s time for a Craft Night reward. The next Craft Night (Tuesday, 13th) will be a special cookies and sugarcraft night! We’ll be baking […]

A Hackerspace Book Club?

Yep! I don’t know about you, but I find myself reading endless piles of how-to books, technical journals, blog posts, and forums. While a lot of fun, I feel I’d do well to remember to dream from time to time. Afterall, how many objects first appeared in sci-fi books, films, or tv shows that have […]