Quite Unusual

Quite Unusual

Front 242 as Prototype Hackers From their appearance and joy of exploring their art, to the themes in their music and videos, Front 242’s early 1980s line-up is a prototype of hacker and cyberpunk. An example of this is the video for the song “Quite Unusual”. The song’s lyrics are an interesting take on 1980s apocalypse music. The lyrics seem to be...

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Defcon 18 Badge Hack

So, once again at Defcon 18 I joined up with my friends from Optimized Tomfoolery to hack the badge. And hack we did! Kingpin has a (not so safe for work) video of our demonstration at the official judging in the Hardware Hacking Village. You can see my Defcon forum avatar badge, my ever present Toughbook, and I’m wearing a t-shirt from the unofficial...

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