doctorow at November 7th, 2013 15:44 — #1
raybert at November 7th, 2013 15:49 — #2
Cool. Now I can fact check 'Enigma'.
crenquis at November 7th, 2013 17:53 — #3
I want to see how many times Turning wrote "I am a homosexual you ignorant twat" in unbreakable code...
geeohgeegeeoh at November 7th, 2013 19:00 — #4
mercury is used to make things like mercury fulminate. when a war is on, you need det cord and the like..
triplee at November 8th, 2013 10:27 — #5
Wait, why are there references to some American named Lawrence Pritchard Waterhouse and a German named Hacklheber? I don't remember them in any history books. . .
ramone at November 8th, 2013 14:59 — #6
There's a really good BBC mini series about the codebreakers called Bletchley Circle: http://www.pbs.org/program/bletchley-circle/
raybert at November 9th, 2013 06:26 — #7
At first I just wanted to 'like' this but then I found that I was compelled to point out that you'd have to breake the unbreakable code first, so ...
Sorry about the pedantry.
'Sometimes it's not easy being me.' - Douglas Adams
crenquis at November 11th, 2013 13:16 — #8
Defined as unbreakable at the time...
raybert at November 11th, 2013 13:33 — #9
You are technically correct. The best kind of correct!
doctorow at November 12th, 2013 15:44 — #10
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