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Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson
Cryptonomicon
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trade edition paperback, vg++
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099410676 (0099410672)
Publisher: Arrow
Pages no: 918
Edition language: English
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Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
3.0 Cryptonomicon
The author explains the math, the context, and the reality of breaking encryption schema and concentrates on the breaking of the Enigma code with its various players and the moving parts of WW II and relates that to a modern plan for finding a secret cache of gold in the Philippines.The author even ...
Cynically Speaking
Cynically Speaking rated it
4.5
So, I've consumed 3,000+ pages of Mr. Stephenson this year [I read 'Quicksilver' in early 2014 otherwise add another K], and there is no doubt the man spin a tale. While I (and most others) call the Baroque Cycle ['Quicksilver', 'The Confusion' and 'The System of the World'] historical novels, 'Cr...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Cryptonomicon
2015 reread: In World War II, Bobby Shaftoe is a Marine, and Lawrence Waterhouse is a cryptographer. In the present, Randy Waterhouse is part of a tech start-up in the Phillipines. How are the two threads linked, other than by the mysterious Enoch Root?Okay, so this kitten squisher is a lot more com...
denkpass@denkpass.de
denkpass@denkpass.de rated it
4.0 Nachrichten in der Tiefe
Vor kurzem habe ich einen sehr interessanten Artikel ├╝ber Spionage an Tiefsee-Kommunikationskabeln gelesen: Messages in the Deep. Darin geht es um kupferne Kommunikationskabel, von denen ich eigentlich dachte, dass es nur ein paar gibt. Anscheinend gibt es aber 277 Unterseekabel, und 99% der interna...
Books 'n Stuff
Books 'n Stuff rated it
4.0
A couple of days I ago I commented on a post here and referenced this book therein. I got to thinking about what I had said, and I've decided Cryptonomicon deserves a review. I generally don't review books I've read way back before I joined this site (in this case it was three or 4 years ago that I ...
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