Profile

Cover photo
Mike Barela
Works at US Department of State
Attended California Institute of Technology
Lives in Frankfurt, Germany
364 followers|1,832,329 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1's

Stream

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
 
A US photographer launches an internet hunt to find two women pictured on an old roll of film she discovered in a second-hand store.
1
Laura Barela's profile photo
 
Where the pics
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Latest Exploits  - 
19
10
miguel rodriguez's profile photodustin h.'s profile photoDragonDon Belmore's profile photoJerry Mitchell's profile photo
2 comments
 
So if I'm reading this correctly, this will only affect Windows systems (WMI being a Microsoft technology)?
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
1
12
Jerry Mitchell's profile photoDima Z's profile photo
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
2
R V.H (mentaldreams)'s profile photo
 
lol sweet
Add a comment...
 
Virtualizing authentication should make Win10 much more secure.
Microsoft explores new security strategies based on virtualization to better protect enterprise customers from malware and identity theft.
1
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
 
Microsoft has been mum about what Windows 10 brings to the performance table, but our early tests show surprising similarities.
1
Add a comment...
 
Microsoft has been mum about what Windows 10 brings to the performance table, but our early tests show surprising similarities.
3
1
Ashton Bezer's profile photoWindows 10 Tips's profile photo
 
I would like 7 vs 10 also
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
364 people
HENIL PARMAR's profile photo
Fabio Souza's profile photo
Emerson Ferreira's profile photo
James Morrison's profile photo
Kevin Osborn's profile photo
Flange Bolts's profile photo
alex boy's profile photo
Eric Jennings's profile photo
Danna Karly's profile photo

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
 
A way to visually process all the data breaches in the last few years
Data visualization of the world biggest data breaches, leaks and hacks. Constantly updated. Powered by VizSweet.
1
R V.H (mentaldreams)'s profile photo
 
yup 
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
 
Second fail for today
 
In the rush to make things "smart" we are increasingly making them more hackable. The latest example? Brinks' supposedly super-secure "smart" safe.
2 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
 
I miss Ripples
Shutting down post-level analytics could be an indication of further dismantling of Google+ or it could be a sign that it's simplifying the experience.
1
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Discussion  - 
 
Argh.
121
28
Jonathan Herr's profile photoAndy Ballard's profile photoFabrizio Porcu's profile photoReid Crowe's profile photo
19 comments
 
A deep well, maybe we need to fete a FET....
Add a comment...

Mike Barela

Shared publicly  - 
 
Nice photo - I wonder what our ancestors 100 years ago would have thought?
4
1
Leslie Birch's profile photoMike Barela's profile photo
 
I was just wondering this morning whether the new Star Wars flick will merit a phone. I think there was one years ago and I missed it then.
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
364 people
HENIL PARMAR's profile photo
Fabio Souza's profile photo
Emerson Ferreira's profile photo
James Morrison's profile photo
Kevin Osborn's profile photo
Flange Bolts's profile photo
alex boy's profile photo
Eric Jennings's profile photo
Danna Karly's profile photo
Education
  • California Institute of Technology
    BS Electrical Engineering
  • Whitman College
    BA Math/Physics
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Relationship
Married
Story
Tagline
Engineer and Diplomat
Bragging rights
Author of the book "Getting Started with Adafruit Trinket", Maker Media, 2014, available at Amazon.com, Adafruit.com, and other bookstores worldwide
Work
Occupation
Engineer and Senior Foreign Service Officer
Employment
  • US Department of State
    Senior Foreign Service Officer, 1988 - present
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Disc Memory Division, 1981 - 1983
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Synthetic Aperture Radars, 1984 - 1985
  • Boeing Aerospace
    Senior Engineer, 1985 - 1988
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Frankfurt, Germany
Previously
Washington, DC - Helsinki, Finland - New Delhi, India - Sofia, Bulgaria - Athens, Greece - Pasadena, CA - Walla Walla, WA - Boise, ID - Seattle, WA - Concord, CA
Mike Barela's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Fabric Shield Monthly Giveaway | Hack a Robot
hackarobot.com

Fabric Shield is the main circuit board that connects Arduino Nano to many sensors, motors and breakout boards. With fabric shield, you can

ESP8266 Temperature and Humidity Web Server - Experiment
kurtroesener.blogspot.com

Not the Raspberry Pi Experiment as promised - But a Learning Experience! Since I just received a couple of ESP8266s I wanted to play with th

Sardauscan, the Sub-$30 DIY 3D Scanner — Open Source 3D Printable Files ...
3dprint.com

The sooner that affordable 3D scanners are made available, the sooner the consumer side of the 3D printing market will expand. You see, curr

Adafruit Bluefruit LE Connect
market.android.com

Wirelessly connect your Android device to an Adafruit Bluefruit LE module for control & communication with Arduino.Features: • Update the fi

Tiss the Season
simplyjudie.blogspot.com

Christmas is very close at hand. All the stores have displays and sales. I'm getting adds in the mail and Christmas cards. For Catholics thi

Killer Whales Spied from Drone's Eye View: Photos : DNews
news.discovery.com

For the first time, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph killer whales from above.

The WIRED iPhone 6 Plus Review: Too Big to Fail, But Not to Bend | WIRED
www.wired.com

Here's the best way to start an iPhone review: Goddamn do I love Android.

This Painstaking Recreation of Star Trek Redefines ‘Obsession’ | Underwi...
www.wired.com

If Vic Mignogna bears a passing resemblance to James Tiberius Kirk, there's a reason for it: he's executive-producing (and directing, and st

Book Announcement: Getting Started with Trinket
21stdigitalhome.blogspot.com

Now you may officially know why I have not posted much in the last few months. From September through December, I was writing tutorials on h

宮崎吾朗監督:テレビアニメ初挑戦 ジブリと親元から離れCG作品を制作
mantan-web.jp

スタジオジブリの劇場版アニメ「ゲド戦記」「コクリコ坂から」の宮崎吾朗監督が2014年秋にNHK・BSプレミアムでスタートするアニメ「山賊のむすめローニャ」の監督を務めることが31日、明らかになった。宮崎監督がテレビアニメを手がけるのは初めてで、3DCG制作会社のポリゴン・ピクチュ

Introduction to C language bitwise operators: " _BV " Macro (...cont)
dubworks.blogspot.com

/* The _BV() is a compiler macro defined as #define _BV( bit ) ( 1<<(bit) ) in which was included already indirectly through . It stands for

Teen Launches Hello Kitty into Space
blog.makezine.com

Thirteen-year-old Lauren Rojas' science fair project has taken off in ways she never imagined. The seventh grader at Cornerstone Christian S

Local towns rank on list of America's best college towns
www.wtop.com

Several towns in the region ranked high on a list of America's best college towns -- not only because of the amount of students who call the

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world!
www.geoguessr.com

GeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.

OpenBox - Raspberry Pi Model B with Camera Mount | phenoptix | Open Sour...
www.phenoptix.com

This is a hinged lid variant of Adafruit's Raspberry Pi case with mounting holes for the camera module. Comes as six snap together pieces la

Arduino Helper Functions
blog.makezine.com

Sometimes finding the right snippet of code to use in your Arduino sketch is as simple as reading the Monday Jolt on the MAKE site.

Re-Paper Experiments | WyoLum Blog
wyolum.com

I was lucky enough to get a preview of repaper.org's new Electronic Paper Display (also available here) with a breakout board. It is pretty

Video wall | Raspberry Pi
www.raspberrypi.org

“What's innovative about a video wall?” I hear you cry. “We've all seen them. Big…walls of video. Been done for years.” We've said many time

U.S. Department of State
plus.google.com

Welcome to the official Google+ page for the U.S. Department of State.