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

User Review  - Scotchneat - Goodreads

I'm fascinated by the history of encryption, so this book was up my alley. Singh traces the evolution of encryption techniques using stories from history to illustrate. Singh takes care to also give ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kyle - Goodreads

Simon Singh is always good. I didn't realize how much history skips over the difficulty of breaking the enigma machine or that turing essentially invented computers to do it. Also quantum cryptanalysis/cryptography is fascinating. Read full review

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

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

excellent book! very engaging and full of history, math, computer science. I will be obsessed with cryptology for at least several more weeks. Read full review

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

User Review  - Harsha Vardhan - Goodreads

One cannot fail to appreciate the ingenuity of modern cryptography after reading this. The author presents an unbiased view about its ramifications on the modern day society. Most importantly, the book contains umpteen anecdotes making it a definite page-turner. Read full review

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

User Review  - Mabline - Goodreads

I think it is a good book. Read full review

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

User Review  - William March - Goodreads

I've had an interest in cryptography most of my life so I was already aware or had at least heard of most of the topics/concepts written about in this book but I was still impressed with the way that ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Abhishek Kandoi - Goodreads

Interesting collection of not-so-popular accounts of history revolving around cryptography. Read full review

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

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

Extremely well-written and interesting history of cryptography. My only complaint was that it was light on technical stuff, but it is definitely accessible to a wide range of readers. Read full review

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

User Review  - Bebe Four - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Absolutely fascinating. I recommend this to any of my friends on the geeky end as it has lots of juicy technical bits. That said, don't be scared off by that as one could skim those bits and still really enjoy the historical aspects. Read full review


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