Results 1-10 of 170User Review - Flag as inappropriate The Code Book is a book on the History of Cryptography and Cryptanalysis by Dr. Simon Singh. User Review - Flag as inappropriate i love all his books. Try reading fermat's enigma if you like this. User Review - Flag as inappropriate One of the best books I have read. As well as being an excellent writer, Simon Singh is an excellent teacher. He can take seemingly complex concepts and break them down into its simple components to make anyone understand them. User Review - Flag as inappropriate http://www.sindark.com/2007/08/14/the-code-book/ ## Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum CryptographyUser Review - Amy Pooley - GoodreadsThis book is an incredible introduction to cryptography. The writing is incredibly clear and engaging. Singh is charming. It's just great. Read full review ## Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum CryptographyUser Review - Iker - GoodreadsSimon Singh manages to explain very complex ideas in a very simple way, the way only a master on the subject can do. A great book on the history of cryptography for the layman, where an interesting introduction to the deciphering of ancient language scripts can be found. Read full review ## Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum CryptographyUser Review - Wilson - GoodreadsThe more Singh I read the more I really wish I'd pursued maths further than I did. The man has an excellent ability to mix the maths and number theory behind a code/encryption/cypher with the personal ... Read full review ## Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum CryptographyUser Review - Vishwanath - GoodreadsThe book takes the reader from something as simple as the mono alphabet substitution cipher to making him/her relatively comfortable with understanding quantum cryptography. What is interesting is ... Read full review ## Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum CryptographyUser Review - Morten - GoodreadsVery interesting book about encryption and its historic development. Highly recommendable if you are into maths/computer science/history. Read full review ## Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum CryptographyUser Review - Miles Zarathustra - GoodreadsGreat stories, and comprehensive descriptions of security technology. From Queen Elizabeth, to Alan Turring, to Quantum theory. Fun to read and informative. The best description of private key encryption that I have ever seen. Read full review | ## User ratings
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