Walter Belgers is a hacker, having worked in IT security for all his life, the majority as a penetration tester and currently as a security officer at Philips. He has written a book on competitive lockpicking and he has been soldering since the 1970s but never before has he built a complete computer. He also likes to drift in a car and collect old computers.
The Gigatron is a microcomputer without a microprocessor. It was made into a DIY electronics kit and sold over 1000 pieces from 2018 to 2020. It is now open source. In this talk, I will not go into the working of the kit, but explain what you need to think about when creating a kit and keeping it manageable. Think of what to design, sourcing components, testing, preventing too many support calls and more.
The Anker 3800 is a mechanical lock that has both traditional pins as well as magnetic sliders. Can it be opened without the key? This talk discusses how the lock works in a master keyed system and how it can possibly be defeated. It will cover decoding, picking and key duplication.