Crawling WASET

Inspired by the Work of Svea, Suggy and Till on Fake Science (presented at DEF CON 26) I wrote some scripts to crawl the WASET side for abstracts and publications.

As they mention in the video that it is not legal to update the data set itself, here is a link to the Github repository that crawls the WASET side and downloads the content.

The implementation (the crawler) is probably not very efficient so please feel free to fork the repository.

Click here for the Code.

Visualizing running routes with Matlab and garmin-connect-export

Introduction

I’ve had a Garmin running watch (Forerunner 620, great watch!) for quite a while and ran a lot with that watch. Sadly, Garmin Connect is lacking an “export all” feature for your runs. We will use garmin-connect-export to download all our runs and visualize them with Matlab to obtain a heatmap-like summary of the most frequent routes we’ve been running.

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