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

User Review  - Ivan Voras - Goodreads

An entertaining and interesting overview of Cryptography throughout history. The book is basically a collection of stories and anecdotes interwoven with descriptions of algorithms, an excellent introduction to the field for the casually interested. Read full review

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

User Review  - David Schulz - Goodreads

Simon Singh is the rare science writer who can present complex science and mathematics for a popular audience without dumbing it down. I love the way he weaves the history and the personal stories into the explanation of the science content. Read full review

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

User Review  - Niloy Mitra - Goodreads

Interesting. Technical, at the same time very readable. At places the book slows down, but mostly entertaining to follow history of cryptography over ages. I finally finished the book (after a delay ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Fannishsunny - Goodreads

Written in an easy to read manner, Singh takes on the history of all codes from basic hidden texts to cyber-cryptology. I learned some things, and learned more about things I thought I knew. Read full review

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

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Fascinating read, the build up to the discoveries of the Diffie–Hellman key exchange & RSA algorithm had my inner geek on the edge of his seat. Read full review

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

User Review  - Justin - Goodreads

Required reading for Math, the first 2 chapters, 9th Read full review

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

User Review  - Lauren Mcfadyen - Goodreads

A good book, and easy to understand. Best chapters are the last! Read full review

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

User Review  - Avinash H - Goodreads

An exciting and thrilling one. To be tried unless u got a spince for suspence n curiosity to understand your past present and future in coding.... Read full review

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

User Review  - Harish - Goodreads

The book offers an excellent account of the development of cryptographic techniques weaving together social, political and technical stories in one engaging narrative. It achieves a perfect balance ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Pujan - Goodreads

a very good read about the history of cryptography Read full review


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