NORX: A Parallel and Scalable Authenticated Encryption Algorithm,
by Jean-Philippe Aumasson, Philipp Jovanovic, and Samuel Neves.
This looks really promising, check out the elegant
design (PDF) and a
Wrong Turn on the Dragon (YouTube), Don Knuth on Numberphile.
Can one explain schemes to biologists,
John Tate and David Mumford’s rejected Nature obituary for Alexander
Also, The two cultures of mathematics and biology.
And, Let’s try to motivate schemes.
Biology needs a Grothendieck (or at least a Hilbert), by Tony Kulesa.
Great quote inside.
Grothendieck’s Activism And What It Says About The World,
by Ivar Ekeland, translation by Tom Leinster.
Impulse Tracker is now open-source and BSD-licensed.
Towards the Perfect Coin Flip: The NIST Randomness Beacon, neat.
Patti Smith – Smells Like Teen Spirit (YouTube).