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Joe Grand Writes Foreword for Electronics for Kids

Monday, Jul 18th, 2016

Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio has contributed the foreword for Electronics for Kids: Play with Simple Circuits and Experiment with Electricity! Written by Øyvind Nydal Dahl and published by No Starch Press, the book demystifies electricity with a collection of engaging, hands-on projects. Joe’s foreword reminiscences about his childhood experiments and inspires readers to explore the wonderful, wild world of electrons. [ continue ]

Joe Grand Joins Crowd Supply Advisory Board

Thursday, Mar 17th, 2016

Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio has joined the Advisory Board for Crowd Supply, a curated crowdfunding platform for hardware and manufactured goods. Crowd Supply supplements the traditional crowdfunding process by providing strategy, marketing support, fulfillment, and direct sales of products selected for the site. Since November 2014, Joe has been providing general guidance and recommendations for the company. [ continue ]

Joe Grand Joins MetaSensor Advisory Board

Monday, Feb 8th, 2016

Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio has joined the Advisory Board for MetaSensor. MetaSensor is developing a new generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices that improve situational awareness using real-time processing and machine learning capabilities. Since February 2014, Joe has been providing general guidance and recommendations for MetaSensor’s business development, engineering, and manufacturing processes. [ continue ]

PCB Deconstruction Videos Released

Wednesday, Mar 4th, 2015

Grand Idea Studio has released a series of videos to supplement their PCB Deconstruction Techniques research. The videos show actual processes and results of solder mask removal, delayering, and imaging techniques used in the deconstruction of printed circuit boards (PCBs). Grand Idea Studio’s research will primarily benefit the cyber security community and those involved in failure analysis and reverse engineering of electronic products. [ continue ]

Joe Grand to Judge The Hackaday Prize

Monday, Apr 28th, 2014

Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio has been selected as a judge for the The Hackaday Prize. This design contest challenges hardware hackers to change their world by creating open, connected devices. Joe, along with a panel of other judges, will assess project submissions and determine the top entries. The Hackaday Prize boasts the richest and most compelling prize pool ever available to hardware hackers, including a trip to space for the grand prize winner. [ continue ]

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