Филтри

Категории с падащо меню

The Code Book

Цена: 24.90лв.
Тегло: 0.300 кг
Код: 9781857028898

Simon Singh

Издателство:
Тип корица: Мека
Страници: 416
Автор: Simon Singh
Размер: 12,9 x 19,8 cm
Дата на издаване: 6/05/2002
Език: Английски
Since humans began writing, they have been communicating in code. This obsession with secrecy has had dramatic effects on the outcome of wars, monarchies and individual lives.

With clear mathematical, linguistic and technological demonstrations of many of the codes, as well as illustrations of some of the remarkable personalities behind them – many courageous, some villainous – The Code Book traces the fascinating development of codes and code-breaking from military espionage in Ancient Greece to modern computer ciphers, to reveal how the remarkable science of cryptography has often changed the course of history.

Amongst many extraordinary examples, Simon Singh relates in detail the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code and put to death by Elizabeth I; the strange history of the Beale Ciphers, describing the hidden location of a fortune in gold, buried somewhere in Virginia in the nineteenth century and still not found; and the monumental efforts in code-making and code-breaking that influenced the outcomes of the First and Second World Wars.

Now, with the Information Age bringing the possibility of a truly unbreakable code ever nearer, and cryptography one of the major debates of our times, Singh investigates the challenge that technology has brought to personal privacy today.

Dramatic, compelling and remarkably far-reaching, The Code Book will forever alter your view of history, what drives it and how private your last e-mail really was.

Нови заглавия

Kingdom of Ash

Kingdom of Ash

Цена: 18.90лв.
Turtles All the Way Down

Turtles All the Way Down

Цена: 18.90лв.
Uncommon Type

Uncommon Type

Цена: 20.90лв.
Shadow and Bone: Ruin and Rising

Shadow and Bone: Ruin and Rising

Цена: 16.90лв.
Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, Mirror

Цена: 16.90лв.
Time's Convert

Time's Convert

Цена: 32.90лв.
The Songs of Us

The Songs of Us

Цена: 20.90лв.
The Fall of Gondolin

The Fall of Gondolin

Цена: 46.90лв.
Art Matters

Art Matters

Цена: 20.90лв.

Най-продавани

Gravity Falls Journal 3

Gravity Falls Journal 3

Цена: 38.90лв.
Factfulness

Factfulness

Цена: 29.90лв.
Върни До Горе