If you’re into World War II or cryptography, you need to watch these videos.
I also can’t recommend Simon Singh’s The Code Book highly enough.
Maker creates a fully-functioning, self-contained Enigma machine that you can wear on your wrist.
Though the jury may still be out when it comes to widespread smartwatch adoption, you can’t help but want to adorn your wrist with this DIY project. 349 more words
The Imitation Game. By far. And that’s saying a lot, in a year that saw the release of Gone Girl, Nightcrawler, Interstellar, Whiplash, Guardians of the Galaxy and so many other fantastic films, some of which I haven’t even gotten round to seeing yet. 342 more words
An open letter, calling on the British Government to pardon 49,000 individuals, of which 15,000 are still living today, who were convicted of homosexual acts, has been signed by such luminaries as Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with Alan Turing’s niece, Rachel Barnes, and the director of the Imitation Games, Morten Tyldum. 166 more words