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Posts in category "awareness"

 

Notice the Outrage Machines

With three days to the US election, the outrage machines are running on all cylinders. It'll be easier to stay happy if you remember to notice them.

 
slow exposure of busy traffic intersection at night

Cryptographic Excitement

In the last few days, we've seen two big stories in the realm of cryptography. The first is that SHA-1 breaks are now practical, and those practical breaks impact things like PGP and git.

 
photo of astronaut after landing on the moon

Happy Apollo Day!

Today is the 50th Anniversary of “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”