Cryptography is the practice of studying, writing, and solving codes. It refers to encrypting and decrypting data by any means, but in modern terms this is done with computing.


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Bitcoin is an Actual Coin Myth

Bitcoin isn’t a literal coin; it’s a list of transactions recorded on a shared digital public ledger called a “block chain”.

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The Economy of Words

The Economy of Words: The art of communication using all symbolic measures afforded by digital paper. Or, how to communicate effectively, and with thrift.

Words that Mean the N-Word

You can’t say the N-Word anymore, but that doesn’t stop people from using vaguely racist code words. Here is a discussion on racial code words used in “dog-whistle” politics in America.