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The Virtual CISO Podcast

Friday, Dec 17th, 2021

You’ve probably heard the hype: IoT is the next frontier in the information revolution that promises to make all our lives easier… And that’s doubly true for hackers. In this episode, we’re joined by Joe Grand, also known as Kingpin, to take a look at the vulnerabilities hackers exploit in IoT (and how you can defend against them). [ continue ]

OnTrack: The PCB Design Podcast

Tuesday, Dec 7th, 2021

Today’s guest is Joe Grand, a computer engineer, inventor, teacher, device security expert, and an AltiumLive alum. Together we dive into the processes and challenges of building IoT and hardware-level security. [ continue ]

Cool Tools

Friday, Jul 30th, 2021

In each episode of the Cool Tools Show, Kevin Kelly and Mark Frauenfelder talk to a guest about some of his or her favorite uncommon and uncommonly good tools they think others should know about. Our guest this week is Joe Grand. [ continue ]

The BarCode Podcast

Friday, Jun 4th, 2021

Joe Grand aka Kingpin talks us through how he is wired. Topics include his background as a technological juvenile delinquent, the hidden benefits of Imposter Syndrome, dealing with the rollercoaster ride of success and failure, and the ulterior motives of modern technology. [ continue ]


Wednesday, Apr 28th, 2021

In Pirates of the Caribbean, Captain Jack Sparrow has an enchanted compass that points to what the holder wants most in life. The Pizza Compass created by Joe Grand is basically the same thing, except it’s powered by a Particle Boron instead of a voodoo spell. Though depending on who’s holding the thing, we imagine they’d even point in the same direction. [ continue ]



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Hamish & Andy

Episode 161

Business Insider

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