doctorow — 2013-11-07T15:44:15-05:00 — #1
raybert — 2013-11-07T15:49:50-05:00 — #2
Cool. Now I can fact check 'Enigma'.
crenquis — 2013-11-07T17:53:35-05:00 — #3
I want to see how many times Turning wrote "I am a homosexual you ignorant twat" in unbreakable code...
geeohgeegeeoh — 2013-11-07T19:00:21-05:00 — #4
mercury is used to make things like mercury fulminate. when a war is on, you need det cord and the like..
triplee — 2013-11-08T10:27:26-05:00 — #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 — 2013-11-08T14:59:17-05:00 — #6
There's a really good BBC mini series about the codebreakers called Bletchley Circle: http://www.pbs.org/program/bletchley-circle/
raybert — 2013-11-09T06:26:17-05:00 — #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 — 2013-11-11T13:16:11-05:00 — #8
Defined as unbreakable at the time...
raybert — 2013-11-11T13:33:54-05:00 — #9
You are technically correct. The best kind of correct!
doctorow — 2013-11-12T15:44:20-05:00 — #10
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