Grand Idea Studio

Hackaday

Tuesday, Jul 15th, 2014

We’ve been fascinated by Joe Grand for years. His early talks at DEFCON, and extensive work designing badges for it, helped to put the conference on our radar. We’ve seen many pieces of hardware come from his company Grand Idea Studio over the years, and of course there was the television show Prototype This! which must have been way too awesome for some TV exec to allow it to continue. [ continue ]

Embedded Podcast

Wednesday, Jul 2nd, 2014

Joe Grand spoke with us about his life as Kingpin, hardware hacking, hosting a TV show, and being a Hackaday judge. [ continue ]

Threatpost

Monday, Jun 2nd, 2014

Dennis Fisher talks with Joe “Kingpin” Grand about his childhood taking apart early PCs and radios, his introduction to the BBS and early phreaking and hacking scene in Boston, his involvement with the L0pht and @stake, and now his current life as an engineer running Grand Idea Studio.​ [ continue ]

IT Security Guru

Friday, Apr 11th, 2014

Security researcher Joe Grand, who was in the Boston hacker space L0pht as member Kingpin, said that the people who publicly release research should be thanked and treated as beneficial to the community, instead of putting them in jail. [ continue ]

IT Security Guru

Friday, Apr 11th, 2014

To conclude our series on the L0pht, it was important to reflect on the incident that they will be forever known for, the US Senate hearing. [ continue ]

Press

Hackaday

Judge Spotlight: Joe Grand

Embedded Podcast

Use These Powers for Good

Threatpost

How I Got Here: Joe Grand