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Loving the Enigma

It’s not like I’m pro-Nazi, please understand, but I am an unabashed supporter of their Enigma machine. It should have worked. It would have been infallible, if only … 744 more words


U-571 More Hollywood Propaganda

This was originally posted in October 2013 and somehow it disappeared so here is a reprise

Yesterday evening I happened to be watching TV, a program named Command Centre and the… 686 more words


The mercenary world of machine translating

Keith Hudson

Apparently, there’s a war going on between translators and translators — that is, between those who develop software to translate between one language and another and human translators. 995 more words


Great biopics in the history of talkies (aka movies) have been able to give us intricate and intimate perspectives on the lives of men and women throughout all of the world’s history. 687 more words


WW2 Enigma Machine

There are 158,962,555,217,826,360,000 possibilities of codes in the German Enigma Machine:

Flaw cracked by the genius Mathematician Alan Turing (Father of Artificial Intelligence) :

“A key can never be itself” 42 more words

Elementary Math

Imitation Game - ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ DVD Review

First, pneumonia sucks.  I went from two months of daily reviews and posts, to taking more than three weeks off, as I had a nice case of walking pneumonia that started Easter weekend, and while I have recovered, I just haven’t had the spark or energy that I needed to get my fingers typing up some reviews.  754 more words

Movie Reviews

Christopher, the bombe

If you have seen the film The Imitation Game, then you have to go to Bletchley Park where the Second World War cryptography project took place. 205 more words