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DT Alum and “MY V3RY FIRST CYB3R W4R KIT” Creator on Fast Company’s Co.LABS Blog

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For his Master’s thesis project, recent Parsons Design and Technology graduate Samuel Snider-Held (MFA DT ’13) created “MY V3RY FIRST CYB3R W4R KIT,” an instruction booklet that can teach anyone the basics of computer hacking. Although he has no plans to produce the kit (he couldn’t even get permission to conduct user testing at school), he says it demonstrates the changing nature of power in our increasingly connected world. He talked to Co.LABS about how he came up with the idea, and what a world where cyber war kits are commonplace might look like.

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