Turing’s Enigma Problem – Computerphile

I have always been completely intrigued and blown away by cryptography. I used to invent my own cryptographs’ in grade school to pass notes around the class where only those of us who were ‘on the inside’ could understand – we all did that, it was no big deal. But the whole concept Cryptography always intrigued me. Well here’s the story of the guy who invented and mastered Cryptography! Alan Turing inventor of the “Enigma Computer”!

Published on Nov 28, 2014

The Enigma cipher machine, said to be unbreakable. Alan Turing had a pivotal role in cracking Enigma codes during WWII. Professor Brailsford takes us through just what Turing and his team were up against.

Part l: Turing’s Enigma Problem (Part 1) – Computerphile  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2NWPG2gB_A

Part II: Tackling Enigma (Turing’s Enigma Problem Part 2) – Computerphile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj_7Jc1mS9k 

 

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