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Enigma, Alan Turing, and World War II - Jon Sorenson
Apr. 10th - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET, Zoom
Cryptography is the science of secret messages. Participants will learn about a wide variety of cryptosystems, from Caesar's cipher to quantum cryptography. Hands-on examples and secret messages will be sent! We will discuss the important role cryptography played in history, including the breaking of the enigma cipher by Alan Turing and his team during World War II.
April 10 Week #2 Enigma, Alan Turing, and World War II - we will talk about encryption machines, the roles they played in WW2, and the work of Alan Turing and other cryptographers and the advent of the computer.