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The Untold Story of the Man That Made Mainstream Encryption Possible

Meet Whit Diffie, the man who invented public key cryptography and brought encryption to the masses

Whitfield Diffie, winner of the 2015 Turing Prize, speaks during the 7th Internet Security Conference (ISC).
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Longtime tech journalist Steven Levy’s new book, Facebook: The Inside Story, details how Mark Zuckerberg transformed a tasteless dorm room social networking experiment into the world’s

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Steven Levy

Steven Levy

Writing for Wired, Used to edit Backchannel here. Just wrote Facebook: The Inside Story.