[Noisebridge-discuss] GPG Workshop?

Yan Zhu yan at mit.edu
Wed Sep 18 17:35:30 UTC 2013

I'd be up for running a GPG workshop at Noisebridge. I was thinking
Saturday afternoon, with 1 hr for beginners and 1 hr for people who are
more paranoid.

Tom Lowenthal and I had planned to do this a while ago, so I'll see if he's

On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 11:33 AM, James Addison <jay at jp-hosting.net> wrote:

> Thanks John!  That sounds perfect; will hopefully get myself across there
> this afternoon.
> On 14 September 2013 18:45, John Shutt <john.d.shutt at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  On 09/14/2013 06:24 PM, James Addison wrote:
>> Hey Noisebridge,
>>  I've been thinking of using GPG for a long time, but have only finally
>> gotten around to sending my first few messages to friends using it, and
>> even as a fairly seasoned geek it still feels like a pain to manage - which
>> is bad, we should make this stuff easy (easier?).
>>  Are there any folks out there with a bit more experience who'd be
>> willing to get together and work through some of this stuff with a group?
>>  Even if using throwaway mail addresses/identities, I think running through
>> the process of creating a new identity, generating subkeys,
>> sending/receiving, managing revocation of keys, etc might make a lot more
>> sense if done in person.
>>  I am totally willing to help in terms of preparing any instructional
>> material, finding folks interested, helping people debug problems on the
>> day, etc - but I don't feel like I know enough about gpg yet to really
>> 'run' a class/workshop yet.
>>  As a sidenote, any tips for utilities etc to make things easier would
>> also be nice!  gpa sounds like one possibility, for example.  Ideally I
>> like the idea of using easily-revocable subkeys with gpg as an app on my
>> phone but not sure how easy/feasible this is.
>>  Partly inspired by reading:
>> https://alexcabal.com/creating-the-perfect-gpg-keypair/
>>  Cheers,
>> James
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>>  Hey James,
>> I heard that there's going to be another cryptoparty tomorrow at Sudo
>> Room in Oakland from 2pm to 5pm. I went to the cryptoparty last month and
>> there was a great workshop on setting up PGP/GPG for e-mail. I think going
>> to those workshops would be a good starting point to setting up
>> cryptoparties at Noisebridge.
>> John
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