Huge day 1 at #34c3. Massive location, even better than CCH. Particularly enjoyed these two talks:
Videos soon here https://media.ccc.de/, I suppose.
Spoke with lovely friends from the CryptoParty community. It's 11pm and we're still half way through the day, I guess?
All you wanted to know about decentralised systems - recent history, pros/cons, future developments. #GreatRead https://petsymposium.org/2017/papers/issue4/paper87-2017-4-source.pdf
Plenty of amazing events, as part of the #antiuniversity week. Check out the full programme here: http://www.antiuniversity.org/ANTIUNI-2017-PROGRAMME
In London on the 10th June: don't miss http://www.antiuniversity.org/Host-Your-Own-Crypto-Dinner-How-to-Use-and-Share-Online-Safety-Tools #crypto
Windows 10 S will only allow you to run apps from the Microsoft Store, which means you can't run iTunes or Chrome, unless you pay US$49 to upgrade it into an actual Windows.
I'm fairly sure RMS warned us around 20 years ago that this kind of stuff was coming, and people laughed and said 'that's paranoia, they'll never lock the desktop down that far'.
"[The] seemingly minor discovery out of an arcane branch of mathematics [will] come to be the wire clippers which dismantle the barbed wire around intellectual property." -- Tim May, https://www.activism.net/cypherpunk/crypto-anarchy.html