GeekSpeak for 2012-01-07

GeekSpeak Resolutions

New years resolutions – Back Up Your Data and Upgrade your Ram! MAME on Chrome, WiFi Vulnerability – turn off WPS, Copyright Rant, other news and calls with Lyle and Miles.

Wi-Fi Protected Setup Vulnerable to Brute Force Attacks

Design flaws in the WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN protocol significantly reduces the time required to brute force the password for a wireless network, making networks exceptionally vulnerable to these attacks.

MAME ported to Google Chrome | The Verge

It might not have lasted too long on the iTunes App Store, but MAME (the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) has now been ported to Chrome. MAME acts as an emulator for classic arcade games, with a range of hardware options — everything from Pac-Man to Galaga can be run within the software.

GeekBit- Georges Lemaître - Came up with the big bang theory

Lemaître proposed what became known as the Big Bang theory of the origin of the Universe, which he called his ‘hypothesis of the primeval atom’.