I’ve joined Keybase this week: keybase.io/jeroenh. This is a new service which hosts a directory of public keys together with a verifiable list of usernames.
Hackers have been an important part of the Internet since its creation. They are the ones who try to take the technology just over the edge to see what happens. This may mean that things break, or other interesting things happen. Sometimes this means new products are created, new ways of using technology becomes available to users, and sometimes things break. Many hackers feel an obligation to share their insights so that technology can be improved upon, this leads to public disclosures. Continue reading