Archive for September 2023

Computer history: Modems

A modem, short for “modulator-demodulator,” is a device that converts digital data from a computer or other digital device into an analog signal that can be transmitted over analog communication lines, such as a telephone line. The term Modem Definition is an acronym for modulator-demodulator. The primary modem function is to convert digital data into

Friday Fun: Mixer abuse

Behringer X32 mixer abuse video X32 Fader Abuse (#1 @ Assembly 2017 wild demo compo) “Real wild” is a category of realtime demos for strange platforms and hardware that don’t fit any of the standard categories (like PC, 4k, oldschool etc). Basically a fun “everything else” category. Here’s a bit of explanation about the

The History of IoT Security

There’s a significant danger that the rapid pace of IoT advancement is potentially outstripping the development of the IoT security infrastructure. The Internet of Things may sound like a recent phenomenon but its roots can be traced back to the 19th Century. In fact, the concept of connected devices dates back to 1832. Read more