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The Upside of Falling Down: Embracing Failure to be a Better Hacker (and Human)

Thursday, Aug 24th, 2023

Everyone fails, we just might not want to admit it. While we mostly hear about the positive outcomes of projects or exploits, the behind-the-scenes struggles are equally as important. As hackers, failure is necessary in order to push boundaries and level up our skills, trying and trying again even though it can be frustrating or painful at the time. [ continue ]

New Website Coming Soon!

Monday, Nov 14th, 2022

We’re updating our website and plan to release the new one soon! [ continue ]

The World’s Thinnest Boombox

Monday, Nov 14th, 2022

Combining 1980s music culture with a retro future, The World’s Thinnest Boombox is a portable sound system featuring active electronics mounted onto an artistically designed printed circuit board. It measures 22 inches wide, 14 inches tall, and 0.45 inches thin, and blasts audio at over 90dB. [ continue ]

Hardware Hacking Training

Thursday, Jun 9th, 2022

Joe Grand’s hardware hacking training courses teach the concepts and techniques used to explore, manipulate, and exploit electronic systems. [ continue ]


Thursday, Jun 9th, 2022

On-chip debug (OCD) interfaces can provide chip-level control of a target device and are a primary vector used by engineers, researchers, and hackers to extract program code or data, modify memory contents, or affect device operation on-the-fly. Depending on the complexity of the target device, manually locating available OCD interfaces can be a difficult and time consuming task, sometimes requiring physical destruction or modification of the device. [ continue ]



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Episode 161

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