The Web Authentication API (also known as WebAuthn) is a W3C recommendation for defining an API enabling the creation and use of strong, attested, scoped, public key-based credentials by web applications, for the purpose of strongly authenticating users. In normal words, WebAuthn allows websites to register and authenticate users using state-of-the-art cryptography instead of you having to type in a password! Pretty nifty. Unfortunately, as of January 2021, WebAuthn is still sparesely used across the internet, even though it is supported by all major browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. Interested in learning more? Go to https://tylernix.me/webauthn.
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In order to demonstrate a new authentication protocal called WebAuthn, I created a simple demo.
Digital privacy is less about you not having anything illegal to hide, and more about you having a choice on who reads/hears your information.
The most prevalent critique of modern communications is that we are always connected to our devices. But the problem is not that we are always connected; the problem is that we are always buffered. There is a keen difference.
I have always been fascinated with outer space...and ASCII art. Something metaphorical about creating art displayed on computers using the very same 1s and 0s inputted and read by the computer.