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

User Review  - David Muir - Goodreads

Loved this book. Fascinating glimpse into history as well as a being a readable primer on how to create and crack ciphers. Gives clear illustrations and makes the maths clear without dumbing it down ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Renato Kogeyama - Goodreads

Very good book, Singh wrote the history of cryptography in a instigating way. The technical explanations are given with depth without losing readability, and it is clear to the reader the relevance of the field in our lives. Must-read. Read full review

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

User Review  - Stephen Futterer - Goodreads

Come to find out that I'm a tough grader... no 5-star ratings, as yet... I like when non-fiction books feed me detail a little beyond what I actually want... this book did that... fluid writing style ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

This is an excellent and thorough introduction to cryptography and newcomers to the field will hopefully be drawn into the world of codes, code-makers, and code-breakers. Even if you are not new to ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jimmy - Goodreads

One of the most intriguing and interesting books I've read in a very long time. This was actually a required textbooks for a friend's college course, and I borrowed it after he was done with the class ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sue Keay - Goodreads

A wonderful book that helped me understand cryptography and why we should trust electronic banking! Just don't ask me to try and explain these concepts to anyone else. Read the book. Read full review

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

User Review  - Lo - Goodreads

Good microhistory; this book is enjoyable but not engulfing or one you'd cite for years. I would recommend, but I would recommend Mary Roach's work more highly. Read full review

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

User Review  - Samuel Weaver - Goodreads

Very technical, but written well enough to make it highly readable. Fascinating and mind-blowing. The final three chapters alone are worth the price of admission - an in-depth study of modern ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Neil Blumfield - Goodreads

Fantastic explanation of codes, cyphers and hidden messages. Read full review

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

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

Mr. Singh's book on cryptography and cryptology is a fascinating read, if you're already interested in that sort of thing. It's a little breezy in parts, and the chapter on quantum computing and ... Read full review


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