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Charles Engelke
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This is one fast train!
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The view from our hotel room window. It was a gorgeous day to arrive in #Shanghai.
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I didn't get very good shots of our time in Japan, but Google made them into a story, anyway, and here they are.

I'm just ticked I could finally connect to Google from the hotel in Shanghai. It was really easy - create an EC2 server, install a proxy server, SSH into it with port forwarding, figure out how to get Chrome to use the proxy server, and voila!

For some reason, it all works fine directly from my phone with T-Mobile free roaming, but it's very slow there.

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A fishing boat returning to Dutch Harbor, both the original photo and a more artistic version created by Google Photos.

On another note, it is now Wednesday the 16th and tomorrow is Friday the 18th, and I want to know who's going to refund the portion of my fare for the missing day!
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9/17/15
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I just replied to a comment by middleendian’s blog on a post from last August asking about the AlgorithmIdentifier argument used for the various SubtleCrypto methods. That argument is different for different methods and different algorithms, and it’s not…

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#FluentConf talk on Cryptography in the Browser

I just posted the video of my talk at the 2015 O’Reilly Fluent Conference. The slides themselves are available, too. I also have a web page with a lot of resources on the Web Cryptography API.

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I tested out all the examples I’ve blogged about here in pretty much every web browser I could get on Linux, Windows, OS/X and Android. I also ran Daniel Roesler’s webcrypto-examples test page on them all. I put what I found in a spreadsheet you can view.…

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Creating X.509 Certificates with Web Crypto and PKIjs

I wrote a couple of posts last fall looking into working with X.509 certificates. Doing so requires a lot of very detailed, complicated bit and byte twiddling, and as a result I got so discouraged I went nearly four months without posting again. But I’m…

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Apple's Safari Browser and Web Cryptography

As of this writing Apple’s Safari browser still provides the Web Cryptography API via a prefixed name. Instead of using window.crypto.subtle you would use window.crypto.webkitSubtle. Even though it’s prefixed, it appears very compatible with the latest…
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