Re: Ultimate limits to computation

2009-08-14 Thread Your Monkey Overlord
Seth Lloyd, Ultimate physical limits to computation: As an example, quantitative bounds are put to the computational power of an ‘ultimate laptop’ with a mass of one kilogram confined to a volume of one liter. ... The ultimate laptop performs 2mc^2 /π¯h =

Re: End-of-chapter questions for Practical Cryptography?

2009-05-29 Thread Your Monkey Overlord
On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 7:55 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote: may be mistaken but I'm not aware of any significantly superior alternatives. What about Mao's *Modern Cryptography* ? As for Paul's question, maybe we can collaborate as a list on fun questions for readers of