Month: December 2015


Oyster was the code name for the Australian Secret Intelligence Service

A short history of Cryptography 

The main point made in this video is that encryption – the cryptographers that make code, and the cryptanalysts that break code – not only ended wars, saved lives but also launched the computer age. Crypto is an evolved scientific art, today including mathematics, physics, computer science and electrical engineering.

Cold war intelligence defectors

A defector is an individual who is either and intelligence officer or has worked as a cooptee for an intelligence agency, or a valuable asset, valuable enough to merit political asylum

Brave New World

The world was full of fathers – was therefore full of misery.

Bibliography – so far!

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