Teacher at One Month. Faculty at Columbia University where I teach Digital Literacy. I write about coding, the internet, and social impact.
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Web Hacking Tools: Proxies
Let’s take a look at HTTP proxies, the core tool for web app hackers. When you’re getting started as a hacker, an HTTP proxy...
October 16, 2014
4 min read
How Olivia Munn’s Apple iCloud Account Got Hacked
Recently hundreds of celebrity’s private photos (including XXX photos) were leaked on the internet by unknown attackers from Apple’s iCloud. We’re interested in understanding...
October 9, 2014
2 min read
One Month Challenge: Berlin
Last month our team grew from two to five. We like challenges here at One Month, so my co-founder Mattan and I had a...
July 24, 2014
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4 Things You Should Do To Prepare for A Hackathon
How do you prepare for a hackathon? Quite often I get the question from students, “Hey Chris, am I ready to attend a hackathon?”...
April 27, 2014
2 min read
What is HTML5?
HTML5 is just an update to the HTML language. Think of it as an update to any software program that is on your computer… Me:...
March 2, 2014
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Hacker News is Dead?
Lessons learned from the Hacker News outage… 1) THE big mistake Hacker News made this week 2) One quick trick to check less email...
January 9, 2014
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Ooops. Where did $147,000,000 go?!
Think you’ve heard it all? This third installment of Hacker News Nation will blow your mind. $147,000,000 in Bitcoin. Where did it go!? Mattan...
November 27, 2013
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We got rejected from Y Combinator…
…the first time. And that’s why this week on Hacker News Nation, we’ll be sharing tips for applying to Y Combinator. As well as the stories...
November 21, 2013
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Hacker News Nation: Episode #1
It’s showtime! Today I’m pumped to share our first episode of Hacker News Nation! Students often ask me, “What do I use to to...
November 15, 2013
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