I’ll be talking at Linux Fest Northwest in a couple weeks.
At the end of last month, Seattle posted a request for information exploring the feasibility of a municipal Wireless deployment. With others at the Seattle Privacy Coalition, I draft a response to the city flagging some of the major privacy issues that we hope they will consider in the initiative. I believe these are much… Continue reading Privacy issues for City Wi-Fi Deployments
I was fortunate enough to graduate from the University of Washington’s Computer Science and Engineering PhD program this spring. It has been an amazing five years, due in large part to an amazing group of colleagues.
I’m scheduled to give a talk at toorcamp next month about packet spoofing and SP^3.
I’m quite excited to be talking at CascadiaFest this summer about the work I’ve been doing on scanning the Internet. My talk proposal is archived here. The cool end-results are still getting ready for publication, but one of the code modules I’m pretty excited about that happened in the process is ip2country.
I’ll be talking about what a civic hacking organization looks like at Linux Fest NorthWest in April. Code for Seattle is a brigade of civic-minded hackers. We’ll talk about how we’ve organized hackathons, a weekly meetup, and successfully navigated the government bureaucracy as a small group of volunteers.
I got up to Whistler for the first (and likely last) skiing of the season this weekend. It’s been a low snow year – enough that the local areas have already started closing, and whistler had given up on their first lift worth of runs and had manmade snow from mid-mountain down. The skiing was… Continue reading Whistler
Took a bike ride up to the north end of the lake yesterday to celebrate the unusually clement weather. It was great to get outside again.