aestetix likes privacy, but really hates the web of trust. He also occasionally causes trouble for governments by holding them accountable.
A Death Blow to the Web of Trust
The PGP web of trust is broken. Actually, that's not quite right. "Broken" implies it was working at one point, and web of trust never really worked. But that won't stop us from having fun with it.
This talk will look at PGP at the protocol level, show some really glaring issues with how the web of trust was designed, and some really fantastic ways that it fails. It will also introduce a series of tools that can help you to wreak havoc on the keyservers.
How to Get Published in 2600 (Or Anything Else)
This workshop will cover what makes a good article or essay. This will include concepts ranging from "how do I come up with an idea?" to "when is it time to submit?" The workshop will also explore the general structure of a good essay, using actual published articles as a guide. Feel free to bring your own essays-in-progress, ideas, or curiosity.