Introduction Setting up wireless networking can be a frustrating experience. Available commercial routers vary greatly in their implementation and standards compliance, meaning that compatability between brands of router can be problematic. There are also significant security issues in implementing WiFi netowrks, compounded by the fact that manufacturers rarely update their firmwares and dump support for routers after only a few updates. Thankfully, there are now some great options for installing open-source software on routers so that it’s easier to have cross-compatibility and maintain up-to-date security patches.

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Francesco Giorlando

Musings on Research, Tech and Medicine
Dr Giorlando is a clinician-scientist with interests in neuroscience, psychophysics, addiction and temporal perception. He implements high-performance computing and electronic systems for research and enjoys hacking with digital media and sustainable technologies.

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Melbourne, Australia