cyphercon podcast

Explore interviews with community hackers involved with or around CypherCon, Wisconsin’s Hacker Conference. CypherCon attracts over 1000 attendees every Spring in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

New Episodes release on most First & Third Tuesdays of each month. 

Join us at the next CypherCon post-Covid19 in either Fall 2021 or Spring 2022

Our Recent Episodes

Episode 38: Radio Statler Takeover

Beaches, Bunni3, and Johnny Xmas from Radio Statler join me on this episode of the podcast. We talk about Radio Statler’s journey since they started the radio program at HOPE as well as the state of cons during covid. We journey to the depths...

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Episode 37: Shamanic Hacking from the Jungle of Peru

On this episode, I talk with Hamilton Souther, an ayahuasquero (ayahuasca shaman) talking to us from the jungle of Peru. I visited Hamilton’s Blue Morpho Ayahuasca retreat in Iquitos, Peru back in 2008. Hamilton tells his story about how he came to the jungle...

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Episode 36: Hacking the Writer’s Mind

On this episode, Janine Ayana Watkins AKA Winner joins me to discuss her new book Sonder Lives: Here Lies Sonder Light. It’s a fascinating sci-fi novel about an amnesiac Marsean who is piecing together her memories about her mission when she came to Arth....

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Episode 35: When the Truth is a Lie

On this episode, I interview my good friend and journalist, Geoff Davidian about his most recent article When the Truth is a Lie, an Image is an Ethical Selfie. We talk a bit about this article and the state of journalism today as well...

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Episode 34: InfoSec Oasis

Trenton Ivey and Sean Peterson did it! They created what hackers have been talking about for years – the first VR Con (that we know of)! This conversation blew my mind and I hope it blows yours away too! It’s been Trenton’s dream for...

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Episode 33: Hack All The Sounds

On this episode I have the honor of chatting with int eighty, half of the hip hop duo DualCore ( We talk about the music making process, a few songs from their latest album Downtime, how he went from a hacker to a hacker...

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