2021

Edito 2021 - Stop or continue ?

Thibaut HENIN & Corinne HENIN

A year ago, we presented our vision for the arsouyes website to you. 2020 is officially behind us (for a few days) and before starting this new season, we said to ourselves that a review was welcome (moreover, we had promised you).

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Sharing 4G via Wifi, WISP and TL-WR710N

Thibaut HENIN

After having used ADSL for a long time, as a primary connection then as a backup one, it's time to switch to new technologies and, why not use 4G as a backup connection?

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What is a VPN?

Thibaut HENIN

While the ads have calmed down a bit lately, the teleworking trend has put VPNs back in the spotlight. As with any technology, in order to best use it is best to really understand what it is. That's good, that's the topic of the day.

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What is a VPN for?

Thibaut HENIN

After explaining what VPNs are, we continue our demystifying crusade by discussing what they bring to your security. Far from commercial promises, they are still very practical.

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www:watch

Corinne HENIN & Thibaut HENIN

Blind from birth, Caitlin Decter received the gift of sight with the aid of a signal-processing retinal implant. The technology also gave her an unexpected side effect — the ability to "see" the digital data streams of the World Wide Web. And within the Web, she perceived an extraordinary presence, and woke it up.

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Migration

Corinne HENIN & Thibaut HENIN

After a few months of absence due to legal expertise, we migrated the (wonderful) arsouyes website to a new CMS and, at the same time, pay back the technical debt accumulated on the old one.

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Continuous deployment and dynamic web directory

Thibaut HENIN

When building web applications, we generally like to be able to easily deploy variants for testing (and possibly merging them afterwards). And there is the problem of their hosting and their web addresses...

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Digitize analog cassettes (VHS or 8mm) with Linux

Corinne HENIN

Whether you're nostalgic or just for an expertise you need sometimes to digitize old video tapes. Here is how to digitize analog tapes with Linux using VLC and ffmpeg.

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Grav, authenticate users with LDAP

Thibaut HENIN

Convenient for configuring the site or modifying its content, grav's graphical interface also allows you to use an LDAP server to authenticate its users. Here's how we did it (with Active Directory).

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www:wonder

Corinne HENIN & Thibaut HENIN

The advent of Webmind — a vast consciousness that spontaneously emerged from the infrastructure of the World Wide Web — is changing everything. From curing cancer to easing international tensions, Webmind seems a boon to humanity.

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Grav, Synchronize content with git

Thibaut HENIN

The advantage of a markdown file-based CMS is also the ability to version its content easily. Gratefully, grav has a plugin to synchronize its content with a git repository and therefore GitLab.

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Create a video contact sheet with Linux

Corinne HENIN

Very useful in forensics reports (but not only), the video contact sheet allows you to show excerpts from a video in a single image. Here's how we go about generating them.

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Create a video contact sheet with Windows

Corinne HENIN

Because it's not just Linux in life, and sometimes the tools are cross-platform, this is how you go about generating contact sheets if you're on Windows.

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PKCS, pem, der, key, crt,...

Thibaut HENIN

Whenever you setup an application with SSL/TLS, you always find yourself juggling files with specific extensions. To make it worse, these extensions change from one documentation to another... Just to find your way there, here is what they mean.

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Neuromancer

Thibaut HENIN

The Matrix: a world within a world, a graphic representation of the databanks of every computer in the human system; a consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate users in the Sprawl alone.

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Digitize MiniDV tapes with Linux

Corinne HENIN

Among the magnetic tapes, there are analog formats and digital formats. As we will see, the digital format is much easier to transfer to a computer than the analog one.

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HTTPs for duplicati

Corinne HENIN

Even if duplicati does not allow authentication per se on its interface, it is still possible to protect access with a password. But since it is accessed through http, in absolute terms, anyone who listens on the network could know it.

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Connect Matomo to LDAP(s)

Thibaut HENIN

To see the statistics of visits to a website, while respecting (the privacy of) users, matomo is a very good choice. To take it one step further and restrict data access to certain users, here's how to connect it to your LDAP directory.

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The arsouyes at the water's edge

Thibaut HENIN & Corinne HENIN

The school holidays started two weeks ago and we were slowly taking a more summer rhythm when a water leak flooded the room where our servers are ...

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Count Zero

Thibaut HENIN

Turner, corporate mercenary, wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by his side. Then Hosaka Corporation reactivates him for a mission more dangerous than the one he’s recovering from: Maas-Neotek’s chief of R&D is defecting. Turner is the one assigned to get him out intact, along with the biochip he’s perfected. But this proves to be of supreme interest to certain other parties — some of whom aren’t remotely human.

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Mona Lisa overdrive

Thibaut HENIN

The ghost was her father's parting gift, presented by a black-clad secretary in a departure lounge at Narita..

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Eternity Incorporated

Corinne HENIN

Several centuries after civilization was wiped out by an unknown virus, part of the surviving humanity has taken refuge in a bubble city ruled by an omnipotent mainframe.

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Computer forensic

Thibaut HENIN

Today, I just closed the seal I had been working on for several days.

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Exercises are good for health

Thibaut HENIN & Corinne HENIN

To sell backup systems, it is claimed that the world is divided into two, those who have lost data, and those who will lose it. It is also forgetting that there are those who take care of their health and others who expose themselves to problems...

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Reduce mental load

Thibaut HENIN & Corinne HENIN

The arsouyes are also the story of a family. We created the site shortly after we began our relationship and since then we have come a long way. Among other things on the distribution of tasks (professional, domestic and parental) and we thought it would be worthwhile to share our findings with you.

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