Category Archives: Encryption

Quantum Silence

On its site about the status of a “warp drive” (no, really), NASA has a useful ruler for measuring the development of any particular technology. This ruler has five stages: Conjecture: The very beginning of the quest for knowledge. This … Continue reading

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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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