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A History of Badgelife, Def Con’s Unlikely Obsession with Artistic Circuit Boards
Tuesday, Sep 18th, 2018   |  Read the Full Article

Grand was tasked with designing the first ever electronic badge, which premiered at Def Con 14 in 2006. The first badge didn’t include any games or puzzles, but was meant to be a sort of platform that would allow people to familiarize themselves with hardware hacking. Grand continued to design Def Con’s electronic badges for the next four years and challenged himself to put a new spin on them each time. 

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