Walkthrough of NSEC 2022's two Nintendo 64 challenges. This post will cover the ROM analysis, including loading into Ghidra, extracting debug symbols from a separately provided dump, and then stepping through the logic loop to determine the right input.
NSEC 2022 - N64 - ROM Reverse Engineering
Open Source Quantum Computing - First Qiskit Contribution
Sharing the process and my experience at contributing back to the qiskit open source community. Hoping to shed transparency on the process and inspire more folks to get involved in the community.
IBM Quantum Challenge - Fall 2021
Overview and walkthrough of the IBM Fall 2021 Quantum Challenge with a focus on how the challenges were solved and lessons learned.
IBM Quantum Challenge - Africa 2021
Overview and walkthrough of the IBM Africa 2021 Quantum Challenge with a focus on how the challenges were solved and lessons learned.
QHack 2022 - Coding Challenge Highlights
Overview of personal favorites encountered during Xanadu's 2022 QHack with a focus on how it was approached and solved, as well as why I believe these specific challenges demonstrate important Quantum Computing or Pennylane specific concepts.
HVAC and InfoSec - What a Pair!
HVACs, InfoSec, recruitment practices - what do these topics have in common? As we shall see surprisingly alot! Follow along with me as I walk through a troubleshoot of my HVAC system that had me pause and realize just how much crossover between my day-to-day work and everyday life.