I have authored or contributed to ~100 packages on npm which have collectively been downloaded over 20 billion times! These packages are used in production by companies like Facebook, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Airbnb, Coinbase, and GitHub, as well as by millions of individual developers around the world.
Security research is something that I do a lot of too. I help keep open source software secure by responsibly disclosing any vulnerabilities I find without any expectation of payment. Here's an example of one of my disclosures of a critical vulnerability in an open source password manager: https://github.com/buttercup/buttercup-browser-extension/issues/92.
And finally, I'm very passionate about privacy and censorship resistance. I've been running a Tor relay since 2013. I also run a Bitcoin full node with a public Electrum server available over clearnet (bitcoin.lukechilds.co) or as a Tor hidden service (lukebtc46ko5kgsp.onion). This node serves thousands of users concurrently and is depended on by major Bitcoin wallets.
Currently most of my time is spent focused on my startup @getumbrel. I don't have much free time outside of Umbrel to work on FOSS anymore, so I no longer accept recurring monthly donations. However if you've benefited from some of my existing FOSS work then a one off donation is always appreciated.
You can find out more about me at lukechilds.co.
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