Delivering the news over HTTPS

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Paul Schreiber of FiveThirtyEight
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 12 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Penrose
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Lots of websites -- from Wikipedia to Reddit to the Washington Post -- are moving towards encrypting all of their web traffic to protect their readers' privacy. We'll talk about what this all means (benefits, downsides) and problems we've encountered moving to HTTPS (and how we solved them).

Speaker Bios

  • Paul Schreiber is the lead developer for FiveThirtyEight and The Undefeated at ESPN. Previously, he spent eight years as a Mac OS X engineer at Apple, served as the founding CTO at TurboVote, codeveloped the 2008 Obama campaign's voter registration tool and built Admitting Failure for Engineers Without Borders Canada. Paul can be found baking cakes, hosting house concerts, biking around Brooklyn, playing hockey and doing crossword puzzles in ink. @paulschreiber

Related Tipsheets

  • Delivering the news over HTTPS
    Lots of websites -- from Wikipedia to Reddit to the Washington Post -- are moving towards encrypting all of their web traffic to protect their readers' privacy. We'll talk about what this all means (benefits, downsides) and problems we've encountered moving to HTTPS (and how we solved them). http://www.slideshare.net/paulschreiber/nicar-delivering-the-news-over-https