First classical Hacker test was born in MIT Spring 1989 - exactly 30 years before first SQA Days EU conference. Rising your rank from Computer Illiterate to Wizard gave enough motivation and sense of direction to lots of software engineers around the globe - especially to old school hackers. Among 0x1FF questions in the test there are two very special ones
0084 Ever fix a hardware problem in software?
0085 ... Vice versa?
We'll talk a bit about fixing software bugs (well, maybe just limitations) with hardware - either easy to build yourself, or bought in radio shacks. Dive into the world of Arduinos, Faradei cells, software-defined radios and LED blinkers is guranteed. Live hardware demo is planned, but may be limited.