Beacon Game

My strategy for the beacon game was essentially to build a smart enough program that I woudln’t have to do any work during the game, except walk around. The overall structure of my program was to first send a login request, then start scanning for beacons using the provided service.…

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Packets, and the internet

Much of what’s to follow is simply me trying to sum up what I’ve learned in an attempt to internalize and understand this information. There’s a lot of detail in how packets are transmitted, and just wrapping my head around it took a good deal of reading, thinking, and processing.…

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Traceroute

Introduction What I’m super curious to detangle using traceroute is how connected is the internet, really? ¬†Seems like a pretty silly question, since obviously every page on the internet is theoretically linked to every other address, even if that connection is extremely distant. ¬†But what I want to discover is…

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