August 1, 2013 AT 7:07 am

Hidden Circuits and Handmade Clockwork: The Striking Intricacies of DefCon Badges

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Hidden Circuits and Handmade Clockwork: The Striking Intricacies of DefCon Badges @ Wired.

DefCon’s black Uber badges, designed by Ryan Clarke (aka LostboY and LosT), include a mechanical watch that’s an homage to Clarke’s grandfather, a former jeweler and watchmaker. Clarke hand-crafted each timepiece, using parts sourced from Europe and Asia, and painstakingly pieced them together.


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