A number of my friends think I'm a little weird for using
Still, reading an article like this really drives home both the complexities and importance of the global PKI system. Trust is difficult when it's strung across the globe on fiber optics cables, and enforced by our inability to quickly factor very large numbers. But old-school techniques of impersonation and breaking and entering will always be with us. I may trust google.com, but how do I know that it's actually them? PKI.
How cool is that?