My work focuses on building a more resilient web. That has included internet-wide measurements and privacy-protecting messaging systems. My current work focuses on building out a privacy story for the decentralized web.
I've been a ski instructor, rode the transsiberian railroad to CCC, speak some chinese, and enjoy playing with fire. I taught computer science in pyongyang.
It is useful to separate the economics and scams that surround cryptocurrencies from the systems being built within their auspices. This talk will provide a survey over the distributed systems and cryptographic advances over the last couple years that you may have missed within the hype.