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U-27 Schwertfish: September 1939

I recently acquired ConSim Press’ The Hunters. Ranked 5 in Boardgame Geek’s list of best solitaire games, The Hunters simulates in very broad strokes a U-Boat captain’s experience in the Atlantic Ocean. 2,308 more words


Bletchley Park Museum and Enigma machine Photographs

I have been wanting to go to look at Bletchley park since watching the ‘Enigma film’ back in 2000.   What you now see is probably less than half of what existed back in 1945.   280 more words


Nazi Enigma machine up for auction

Rare World War II encoding apparatus to go under the hammer in London, where it is expected to fetch over $100,000

A German World War II-era Enigma machine, used by the Nazis to encrypt their military transmissions during the war, will go up for auction in London next week. 220 more words


The Grey Lady Opens the Kimono (Russian Nesting Ads Edition)

The New York Times, which has gone all in with its native advertising factory T Brand Studio, continues to double up its print and native ads. 200 more words

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