Pictures of DEFCON 27 Hacker Summer Camp Badges

DEFCON 27 had hackers pouring in from all over the world to endure the scorching Las Vegas 100 degree Fahrenheit heat.
From August 8-11th hackers were packed across the three casinos which held the majority of the DEFCON talks, villages and CTFs.

Mixing and mingling at DEFCON always lead to people showing you the beautiful blinky hardware badges they are wearing.

Like the saying goes what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas unless you are a hacker/maker and know to share your hardware with others!
Let’s get started on the slide show:

Godzilla blue blinky badge
Godzilla badge made by @alt_bier (twitter) touch-enabled on the silver parts to have Godzilla spitfire


PCB Showing Grumpy Cat in a suit
Large PCB art made by @strangepartscom in homage to everyone’s favorite cat icon, Grumpy Cat who passed away


Purple Badge with a lion on one side and a cat on the other
SAO “Shitty-Add-On” from OSH Park made by the one and only talented @mrtwinkletwink


Colorful Ironman looking badge
This beautiful badge was again made by the talented @mrtwinkletwink who sells his beautiful PCB art on his Tindie store


Beautiful RGB Colorful LED CUBE
This jaw-dropping iCEBreaker FPGA cube was a collaborative effort made by 2 people one of which was @esden


Robot with pool tube as legs and dinosaur socks over them
The popular noodle made by the talented @spetku also made an appearance at DEFCON here is noodle in all its glory and dino socks


Black and white badge with a person wearing a hoodie and an air mask with colorful sunglasses
The exclusive @ANDnXOR badge with the beautiful packaging did not cease to impress everyone at DEFCON either!


guy with a mario kart video strapped to his backpack
Other makers definitely made walking from convention centers more enjoyable by offering people to play Mario Kart straight from their backpack!


woman is shown displaying her 8 badges very proudly
People are very proud to carry the badges they have collected and kindly like to share them with others



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1 Comment

  1. Aww, you missed the infamous Hack For Satan badge! That one was a fun puzzle to solve. DEFCON Shoot had a great badge this year as well, complete with a microphone to count your shots at the range.

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