2600 Magazine Future In Limbo

2600 Spring 2014

For thirty years 2600 magazine has been a source of news and information for the hacker community.  However, recent trouble with the magazine’s distributor could put the future of the magazine in limbo.  Find out more information and how to support the magazine by reading their blog post on the situation.

Also don’t forget the 10th HOPE (Hackers On Planet Earth) conference is only a few weeks away!  The conference is being held at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City and will host talks on subjects such as technology, security, making, and much more.  Adafruit’s own Becky Stern will be presenting a talk on disruptive wearable technology that you should be sure to check out.


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