Did you by any chance mean watchmaking?
- v. present participle of warchalk.
“Imagine how fantastically dull it would be to be a Fed cop assigned to tracking down email worms -- getting long briefings from nerds on DLLs, ploughing through obfuscated VB script, looking at inscrutable email headers -- Zzzzzz. Think about this for a sec: Fed cops want to believe that warchalking is going to lead to hacking and cracking and spamming and the whole quartet of the Horsemen of the Infocaplyse.”
“After helping to come up with the idea of "warchalking" -- marking wireless network availablity with chalk, using runes derived from old-time hobo-marks -- Matt got completely overwhelmed with publicity.”
“The drive-by hacking phenomenon -- dubbed "warchalking" because crooks who have succeeded mark buildings with a visible chalk sign to invite further attacks -- was tested by an English newspaper that, within minutes and undetected, broke into the private network used by the Cabinet Office and MPs ...”
“Radio) about the idea of warchalking to help identify resources inside an organization!”
“Another created "Nomadic Markup Language," where artists, doctors, and civic leaders can join to develop a new graffiti language - a combination of warchalking and hobo signs - to give people vital information about the health and safety of neighborhoods and communities in the absence of reliable online information.”
“Instead of detecting networks by stumbling over your laptop or relying on warchalking affecionados and wardrivers, WiFisense is a wearable scanner for wireless networks.”
“They also trot out the idea that open nets are "often" denoted with warchalking marks (something that is true only if "often" means "almost never, except as a kind of hipster joke or a marketing stunt").”
“Node runner: warchalking as citywide mobile gaming”
“In addition to warchalking the sidewalk in front of the stores, the company plans to fly a banner with an open node symbol on it over a University of Texas football game this weekend.”
“Equipped with wireless units (laptops), digital cameras (to record their physical presence at identified points), and transportation (to zoom around town), teams identify nodes, sometimes using warchalking, then record their scores digitally.”
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