I straddle academic research and critical technical practice (a la Phil Agre). This site is the latter. Lately, I'm interested in this internet's discontents: DAOs, paranets, meshes, alternative internets. You can follow that work on my substack.

Some things I've worked on in the past, in roughly reverse-chronological order:

I'm sure there are throughlines between these projects, but to be honest, I haven't looked for them yet. I'm like a dog with a toy.

All of my papers should be available on Google Scholar without a paywall. If you can't download a paper, please let me know.

I direct the Daylight Lab at the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. My PhD adviser was John Chuang.

On Github, I'm elsehow.

ffff at berkeley dot edu