GPS, Client-side TLS Certificates, and Our Hostile Web

Another example of the fantastic use of web technology to explain a complex topic: how GPS works and why it's designed the way that it is.


Drew talks about using client-side TLS certificates as an alternative to OAuth or even simple passwords for web sites and web applications.


This essay about the difference between the early Web and the current Web, the problems with the current state of things, and how we might work to make the future Web better truly resonated with me. Anyone who regularly uses the web (and especially those who design and develop for the web) ought to read this essay.