Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

The DEFCON 26 Experience Day 0 Registration

The CON is what you make of it.

I arrived in Las Vegas at my first DEFCON the night before registration.  We finally got to bed around 1:30 in the morning.

DEFCON Registration
The main part of the conference starts on Friday.  Workshops start on Thursday. Registration starts Thursday morning at Caesers. Most of the activities start on Friday.

I got in line Thursday at 5:30 AM along with several thousand of my closest friends.  Some folks spent the night in order to make sure they got the electronic badges.  Another few thousand joined the line behind me. You basically show up at Caesars with $280 in registration cash for plus whatever cash you need to purchase shirts and other SWAG.  I'd recommend having access to other cash in case you run into other swag you want from the villages or vendor area. Registration opened at 6:00 AM.  They register approximately 20,000 people on Thursday.

Registration is a cash only, no receipt, day-of type of operation.  You get in line at Caesars, ta…

Latest Posts

Who shares in a company's success?

Caution: Feed an Open Source Project and it might become yours.

Demonstrating Docker on Raspberry Pi is more than a party trick.

Cinema Display LED control with 9V-12V ESP8266 Web Switch

Protecting the Pi: Restricting SSH to the USB gadget

Create unique Raspberry Pi host names

HTTP control, relay control and OTA/HTTP firmware updates using an ESP8266 for just $11

Setting up the Raspberry Pi Zero without HDMI or OTG

DotNet Core script case sensitivity on Linux systems, like AWS AMI

Browsers implement CORS to protect users, not servers