Steve will be speaking on Sunday at the hackathon from 4:20 pm – 4:50 pm: Making Humanity More Effective with (Secure) Software.
Steve Phillips is a programmer, philosopher, and cypherpunk. In 2010, after double-majoring in mathematics and philosophy at UC Santa Barbara, Steve co-founded Santa Barbara Hackerspace. In 2012, in response to his concerns over rumored mass surveillance, he created his first secure application, Cloakcast. And in 2015, he spoke at the DEF CON hacker conference, where he presented CrypTag. Steve has written over 1,000,000 words of philosophy culminating in a new philosophical methodology, Executable Philosophy.