Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
You probably don't remember the Twilight Zone episode where aliens arrive from outer space apparently only bringing friendship and help. They offer new technology and solutions to all Mankind's problems. In return, they only ask for us to trust them.
Their leader leaves behind a book written in the alien's native tongue. Right away, the best cryptographers set to work decoding the strange language. Experts conclude after multiple tests that the aliens are indeed telling the truth.