Grand Idea Studio


A Five-Year History of DEFCON’s Electronic Badges

Monday, Jun 27th, 2011

From 2006 to 2010, Joe Grand had the honor of designing the conference badge for DEFCON, the largest and oldest continuously running hacker and computer security convention in the world. The badges, which sparked a trend within the technology community, featured active electronics mounted on artistically designed printed circuit boards. [ continue ]

University of Advancing Technology Commencement Speech

Thursday, Apr 29th, 2010

On April 29, 2010, Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio received an honorary degree of Doctorate of Science in Technology from the University of Advancing Technology. Each year, the University awards an honorary degree to an individual whose life work emulates the kind of technology innovations found in their institutional mission. [ continue ]

Stealing the Network: The Complete Series (Collector’s Edition)

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Now you can get all of the best selling books in the Stealing the Network series in one comprehensive bible of computer security fiction. This edition contains the four complete works, How to Own the Box, How to Own a Continent, How to Own an Identity, and How to Own a Shadow, along with the much-anticipated final chapter and DVD containing behind-the-scenes interviews with the authors. [ continue ]

Make: Magazine

Thursday, Dec 6th, 2007

Make: celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology at your own will. [ continue ]

Awesome Electronics Workshop

Friday, Aug 10th, 2007

Produced by Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio together with Bre Pettis (formerly of MAKE), these video podcasts primarily focus on electronics and engineering skill building tutorials for hobbyists. [ continue ]



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