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A Friday Puzzler: Un-XORing Two Plaintexts

July 6th, 2012 · 15 Comments

I’ve been reading Cryptography Engineering by Bruce Schneier, Niels Ferguson, and Tadayoshi Kohno, on the theory that someone who writes about privacy and surveillance as much as I do ought to have somewhat more detailed understanding of how modern cryptosystems work, even if I’m never going to be competent to work with the actual code. […]

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Simple, yet brilliant

September 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments

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David Sedaris Orders a Pizza

August 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Old, but new to me.  And damned funny.

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Nomi Knows

August 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Klaus Nomi provides today’s anthem for everyone out there who’d hoped for better—on whatever dimension—from the Obama administration so far. Money quote: Hope is just a thing you bought It’s just another safe… white… lie that everybody got taught

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Dead On

July 15th, 2009 · 5 Comments

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Woo Bipartisanship!

July 2nd, 2009 · 11 Comments

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Please, Vanilla, Don’t Hurt ‘Em

June 11th, 2009 · 8 Comments

And now, for no reason at all except that it sort of amused me, Vanilla Ice takes a bat to an MTV set as a shocked Jon Stewart, Jeaneane Garofalo, Chris Kattan, and Dennis Leary look on (at around 8 minutes).

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Nathan Fillion is… Green Lantern

May 25th, 2009 · 7 Comments

It’s a little sad that this fan-made trailer for a non-existent movie looks a hell of a lot more appealing than most of the real ones I see.  Someone should (ahem) greenlight this for serious.

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National Lampoon’s Libertarian Vacation

May 13th, 2009 · 7 Comments

I’m assuming most of the folks who would find this amusing have already seen it, but I’d been meaning to post this and kept forgetting. It is, I hope, not necessary to explain why this is funny, but not actually a good argument.

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High-Tech Card Tricks

April 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Awesome.

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