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Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Muhammad al-Khwarizmi - Goodreads

Really good history overall with a few flaws, none of them a deal-breaker. One was perhaps inevitable: the way the mathematical and computational content is presented. While Singh gets credit for ... Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Garrett Jansen - Goodreads

Great insight into the basics and even the more advanced ideas behind keeping privacy. The last chapter was enough to make my head spin. Will keep the book and re-read should I need any refresher on cryptography concepts. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - David Deutsch - Goodreads

As are his other books, amazing and enlightening. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Charlie Huenemann - Goodreads

Singh has an amazing talent for making mathematical claims and controversies interesting, understandable, and compelling. For me, he hits the right balance of enough detail to feel as if something ... Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - LR David - Goodreads

Interesting book, with some really interesting tales of code makers and code breakers that's not afraid to indulge in some pretty serious maths. The last couple of chapters were about web security and ... Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Invisible - Goodreads

A joy to read for everyone even vaguely interested in history of cryptography! Highly recommended... Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Finally finished it. I skipped over the detailed examples which was relatively easy to do without losing the gist of things. Worth reading but I don't need to read another book on the subject. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Enrico - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading this book because of the historical accounts. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Brian Westberg - Goodreads

Cryptonomicon ( by Neal Stephenson) was so good, it prompted me to get and read this book, which I recommend. Simon Singh is great. Read full review

Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

User Review  - Sarah Finstuen-magro - Goodreads

This book, though somewhat challenging to read and very technical was interesting both mathematically, scientifically, and historically. Read full review


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