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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 ]

PRNewswire

Monday, Aug 5th, 2019

AltiumLive 2019 brings together several hundred designers, engineers, supply chain professionals, makers, students, and industry leaders in one location where they can expand their knowledge, connect with fellow professionals, and get inspired by the innovators that are altering the landscape of our world. Key participants of the event include hacker and co-host of “Prototype This” Joe Grand aka Kingpin, Signal Integrity Evangelist Eric Bogatin, FEDEVEL Academy founder Robert Feranec, and “Wizard of Make” Bob Martin. [ continue ]

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