My Experience as an IETF Newcomer

Tags:
  • ietf
  • networking
  • conference
  • juniper
  • junos

June 28, 2018

I’m William Zhang, and I’m also a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA. It feels strange to describe myself as such–I’ve been introducing myself as a Student Systems Administrator at TJ for the past few years. I’m grateful for the opportunities provided to...

Removing a Mac's Firmware Password Without Going to Apple

Tags:
  • mac
  • efi
  • firmware
  • hack
  • password
  • apple
  • rpi
  • spi
  • electronics

October 29, 2017

According to Apple, the only way to remove an unknown firmware password from a MacBook (2011 and later) is to take it to the Apple Store with the original proof-of-purchase. However, I’ve found that there is another way, which I’ve been successful with–it’s essentially just modifying a couple bytes in...

Welcome to my new blog!

Tags:
  • new
  • blog
  • jekyll
  • html
  • css

September 24, 2017

I’ve been wanting to build a platform to talk about my projects and ideas for a while now, so here it is! This site is built with Jekyll, which is a great simple static site generator written in Ruby. It allows for a lot of flexibility over a regular static...