Slab City: What an abandoned city with no laws full of “crazy” art looks like

“Slab City or The Slabs is largely a snowbird community in the Sonoran Desert located in Imperial County, California, 156 miles northeast of San Diego within the California Badlands, and used by recreational vehicle owners and squatters from across North America.[1][2] It took its name from concrete slabs that remained from the abandoned World War II Marine Corps barracks of Camp Dunlap. Several thousand campers, many of them retired, use the site during the …

Tractor Hacking

Motherboard takes a look into the now common practice that many of America’s farmers are getting into, Tractor Hacking. To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America’s heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that’s cracked in Eastern Europe and …

Simple PHP SOAP Client

Simple PHP SOAP Client Recently I was asked to verify email addresses against a client’s SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) server to verify data. I have worked with and created RESTful APIs but haven’t really had much experience with creating a PHP SOAP client. Here is what I came up …