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Encryption Explained

I had thought, at first, to start this article with a long list of Latin phrases1. Whereas that may have left my high school Latin teacher overjoyed, I suspect it would have detracted from my main goal: Explaining encryption in … Continue reading

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Secure Email Doesn’t Exist

In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the US Government’s domestic (and international) spying activity, there has been (understandably) an increase in the general public’s interest in encryption and secure communications. A number of good pieces of software have … Continue reading

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The First Presidential Debate of 2016

There was no winner in the first presidential debate of 2016. With her clearly superior command of trivia1 and decades spent in political offices, many expected Hillary Clinton to do far better than Trump in the debate. This expected performance … Continue reading

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Political Endorsements, the Media, and Duty

An unsolicited statement of support engenders no duty upon the recipient completely regardless of the nature of the endorser. Any attempt to get a political figure to renounce or to ‘refuse’ (as if such thing were possible after the endorsement … Continue reading

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