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Topic # 240361 4-Sep-2018 10:50
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Tickets are up for sale - https://www.kiwicon.org/ 

 

Anyone from here going? Could really use more on my team for any challenges ;)





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  Reply # 2083624 4-Sep-2018 10:55
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Website seems broken





 


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  Reply # 2083628 4-Sep-2018 10:59
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Looks like the site has been pwned :) 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2083645 4-Sep-2018 11:06
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As above

 

This site can’t be reached
kiwicon.org.nz’s server IP address could not be found.

 

DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN





Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 2083646 4-Sep-2018 11:06
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You failed the first test: https://www.kiwicon.org

 

 




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  Reply # 2083700 4-Sep-2018 11:39
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That website gives me a headache.





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  Reply # 2083727 4-Sep-2018 12:16
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geekiegeek:

 

That website gives me a headache.

 

 

 

 

Just use those Red + Blue anaglyph glasses.


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  Reply # 2083744 4-Sep-2018 12:22
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Quite keen, wanted to come for a few years but various things have always gotten in the way. Have asked the boss :-)





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  Reply # 2083841 4-Sep-2018 14:07
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I'll be there, sad they didn't run last year but bsides was pretty neat none less. 


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  Reply # 2083853 4-Sep-2018 14:44
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geekiegeek: That website gives me a headache.

 

Found it to be completely unreadable.  Clearly I'm too old to be in their target demographic...


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  Reply # 2083874 4-Sep-2018 15:36
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And ze boss approved so ticket now purchased. 





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  Reply # 2084046 4-Sep-2018 20:46
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Yup, I'll be there, bought my ticket this morning.




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  Reply # 2084084 4-Sep-2018 21:40
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@Lias Lucky! I'm still waiting for my boss to approve my ticket via work ;)







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  Reply # 2084087 4-Sep-2018 21:47
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@jamesrt something a little amusing about this site this year:

 

P.S. Wondering about the weird background pictures? So we (okay, it was pruby) uhh - for serious, not making this up - trained a machine learning neural net on a bunch of cyberpunk cityscapes, then had it grind up a rather non-trivial amount of GPU cycles cyberpunkify-ing metl's daytime photos of Wellington...

 

The site looks terrible (and have been told that multiple times with prepping a team from work to go) but the fact a neural net made all the background photos is quite neat.





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  Reply # 2084091 4-Sep-2018 22:01
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michaelmurfy: The site looks terrible (and have been told that multiple times with prepping a team from work to go) but the fact a neural net made all the background photos is quite neat.

 

Nothing that a filter in GIMP or Photoshop probably couldn't have done...  (Although bonus points for the Geek Factor!)

 

I think my main complaint would actually be the font; my poor old-man eyes can't cope; even with my uber-strong progressive lenses/reading glasses on..

 

Interestingly, the site is quite readable on my phone; better font selection, clearly.


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