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The Altium OnTrack Podcast

Wednesday, Aug 14th, 2019

Today we have an extra-special guest, Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio. Joe started hacking software and hardware at the ripe old age of seven! He ended up becoming a part of hacker history and you’re going to love hearing about it. [ continue ]

Supplyframe

Wednesday, Aug 14th, 2019

We caught up with Joe “Kingpin” Grand to discuss 2019’s DEF CON conference badge design and improving hardware security. [ continue ]

Hackaday

Friday, Aug 9th, 2019

Joe Grand took the stage to share his story of conceptualizing, prototyping, and shepherding the manufacturing process for 28,500 badges. Imagine the pressure of delivering a delightful concept, on-time, and on budget. During the talk he spilled the beans on the quartz crystal hanging off the front side of every PCB. [ continue ]

Hackaday

Thursday, Aug 8th, 2019

The first big surprise Vegas had in store for everyone is that the DEF CON badge is an electronic badge this year. Second up on the surprise list is the badge maker himself. The design is a throwback to days of yore as Joe Grand steps up to the plate once again. Veterans know him as Kingpin, and his badge-making legacy runs deep. [ continue ]

hackster.io

Thursday, Aug 8th, 2019

A quick look at this year’s DEFCON badge! Designed by Joe Grand (aka Kingpin), what secrets do these beautiful pieces hold? And, how do you unlock them? [ continue ]

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