Better Living Through Small Networks

Scheduled for: October 19th, 2022, 10:00 am PT / Category: Interviews

How did the open Internet grow up to be such a dangerous place? Why don't security and privacy ever seem to get any better? Is there a better way?

Avery Pennarun started his first startup back in university, sold it to IBM 8 years later, worked on Google Wallet and Google Fiber for several years, started several open source projects (netselect, wvdial, bup, sshuttle, popularity-contest, and others), and sometimes writes popular blog posts about systems design. His latest startup, Tailscale, aims to make the Internet work the way it was always supposed to work. How hard can it be?