This article is about encryption backdoors. But first, some history. In 1897 Indiana almost passed a law legally defining Pi, the irrational number which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, as 3.2: “Furthermore, it has revealed the ratio of the chord and arc of ninety degrees, which is as seven to […]

# NSA

## The DQYDJ Weekender 6/15/2013

Ahh, another weekend in the Bay Area – this one with lots of open homes in my own neighborhood. Boring? I know – but, hey, spying on the improvements my neighbors make is fun. Speaking of spying, let’s talk informally for a bit about the NSA’s recently revealed spying programs… and of a compliant press […]