John F. Nash Jr., Math Genius Defined by a ‘Beautiful Mind,’ Dies at 86,
along with his wife, in a car crash on Saturday in New Jersey.
The Logjam Attack, “We have uncovered several weaknesses in how
Diffie-Hellman key exchange has been deployed.”
The Applications of Probability to Cryptography,
and The Statistics of Repetitions,
previously classified work by Alan M. Turing.
A Repository with 44 Years of Unix Evolution, by Diomidis Spinellis.
(“Code style evolution along Unix releases” is interesting.)
Documenter’s Workbench Release 3.3, for contemporary Unixes.
An Intuitive Introduction to Motivic Homotopy Theory, great (and
comprehensible) talk by Vladimir Voevodsky.
Bitcoin mining on a 55 year old IBM 1401 mainframe: 80 seconds per hash
The Past, Present, and Future of Blue Cocktails