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Kingpin's DEFCON 17 badge
Monday, Aug 3rd, 2009   |  Read the Full Article

Every year, Joe Grand, aka Kingpin, aka The Sultan of Solder, and hardware hacker extraordinaire, designs the badges for DEFCON the annual hacker convention in Vegas. The badges are more than just conference ID badges, they have electronics on-board that do something, and conferees have to figure out what that something is.



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