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

User Review  - John Meo - Goodreads

This is a fascinating introduction to the world of cryptography. It has opened my eyes to a whole new subject that interests me, and now I have spent many hours attempting to create a machine that can ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Krishna Kumar - Goodreads

A detailed history of cryptography, the various algorithms for encrypting data and techniques for decrypting messages. Considering the complexity, the book is very easy to read and hard to put down ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Wench - Goodreads

The good: *Extremely readable. Singh does an excellent job of explaining the technical and mathematical details in a way people who aren't mathematicians can understand. *It's not entirely Western ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

This book presents a great introduction to encryption, including the history of trying to keep information secret, the process used to break some of the more famous ciphers and codes, and even ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Vinoth Paramanantham - Goodreads

I'm not a huge fan of cryptography or anything related to codes, puzzles etc yet my attention was spellbound by this fascinating book. Simon Singh does a good job on introducing a vast and baffling ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

This book is awwweeeesooommmeee!! No complaints. Go read it. Read full review

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

User Review  - Armineh Nouri - Goodreads

I'm often weary of picking up popsci material for a casual read since often times what I end up with is a haphazardly compiled journalistic account, a sensationalized historical review, or an ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Luc - Goodreads

great book! I thought the author had a good knack to explain the more math heavy parts without discouraging the less math and as a math nerd, I appreciated that I could still look up the more crunchy ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ed - Goodreads

The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography. An absorbing study of the history of cryptography and of the cryptanalysts that attempt to break them. It covers the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Shu Lindsey - Goodreads

"You have idea number 1, you get excited, and it flops. Then you have idea number 2, you get excited, and it flops. Then you have idea number 99, you get excited, and it flops. Only a fool would be ... Read full review


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