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
My friends at http://compiler.zone/ and I organised a #cryptobar in New Cross Gate last night. It was a proper bar, with real #crypto-themed cocktails actually served. Among the most successful cocktails, "50 shades of encryption", "Plaintext blues" and "The Devil's fingerprint". #lol #compilerzone https://mastodon.social/media/IeKKFJ5syQV69Nt6E6w https://mastodon.social/media/lsi4yNR2cwd1q_EMB8Y https://mastodon.social/media/sgHvb50cviNNBskl2DQ
Infosec workshop / #cryptoparty in London on 8 April. Do come if you have the chance! Info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/information-security-workshop-tickets-32986680048 We'll talk about encryption, privacy enhancing tech and threat models. It'll be a hands-on workshop, bring your laptop if you want.