[Blabber] [OT] Crypto experts???

Robert Diamond rmd6502 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 17:10:49 UTC 2014


Also,
http://www.amazon.com/Cryptography-C-Michael-Welschenbach/dp/1430250984/ref=sr_1_24?ie=UTF8&qid=1390324179&sr=8-24&keywords=cryptography
and
http://www.amazon.com/Applied-Cryptography-Protocols-Algorithms-Source/dp/0471117099/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1390324146&sr=8-4&keywords=cryptography


On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 11:55 AM, Connor Connor <
john.theman.connor at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Robby,
>
> I did a little coding theory/crypto at uni (it was awhile ago, so I don't
> think I would be of much help to you).  I think that if you are having
> trouble with the math, it may be a good idea for you to start with a review
> of linear algebra and number theory before jumping right into the crypto.
>
> --JC
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 10:41 AM, Ignacio Verboten <warpman at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> s/buy/by/g
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 10:41 AM, Ignacio Verboten <warpman at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> What's your timeline on this?
>>> I know a guy, but he wouldn't be able to come buy until at earliest
>>> Mid-February.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 10:04 PM, Robby O'Connor <
>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>  That is the part I need :(
>>>> On 01/20/2014 09:59 PM, Robert Diamond wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Only to a very limited extent - comparatively little of the math part.
>>>>
>>>>  On Jan 20, 2014, at 21:23, Robby O'Connor <robby.oconnor at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  Do you know about it??
>>>> On 01/20/2014 08:35 PM, Robert Diamond wrote:
>>>>
>>>> And I'm hoping you all know about one of the leading crypto experts'
>>>> web site and blog: https://www.schneier.com
>>>>
>>>>  On Jan 20, 2014, at 17:27, Ignacio Verboten <warpman at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  I would love to learn some of that myself.  I am not presently in
>>>> Crypto 1, I bombed out of it by the 3rd quiz over the summer.  The great
>>>> thing about MOOCs is that it doesn't cost anything to try again next time.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 4:16 PM, Robert O'Connor <
>>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Any night you will :(
>>>>>
>>>>> --rob
>>>>> Sent from my cell...excuse typos
>>>>>   On Jan 20, 2014 4:14 PM, "Justin Levinson" <localtalent at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm not going to be in tonight, I'm afraid :(
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 4:11 PM, Robert O'Connor <
>>>>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Mind helping me when I get to the space? We could go over the
>>>>>>> exercises I bombed...they change each attempt...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --rob
>>>>>>> Sent from my cell...excuse typos
>>>>>>>  On Jan 20, 2014 4:10 PM, "Justin Levinson" <localtalent at gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I did crypto in college, I'm game for a night to bullshit about it
>>>>>>>> sometime.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 3:57 PM, Robert O'Connor <
>>>>>>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> We shall see how this study group I cobbled together of students
>>>>>>>>> in the course goes...
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> --rob
>>>>>>>>> Sent from my cell...excuse typos
>>>>>>>>>  On Jan 20, 2014 3:47 PM, "Robert O'Connor" <
>>>>>>>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I have the videos downloaded...we could watch them... Problem
>>>>>>>>>> sets...change each time...
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> --rob
>>>>>>>>>> Sent from my cell...excuse typos
>>>>>>>>>> On Jan 20, 2014 3:45 PM, "Zachary Giles" <zgiles at gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> I'm not at the space, but I think it would be cool to make a
>>>>>>>>>>> night and maybe we can all learn from these problem-sets (because I'm
>>>>>>>>>>> interested!).
>>>>>>>>>>> If the goal though is to just find someone to help you, then I'm
>>>>>>>>>>> not your guy -- not a superexpert here. :)
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 3:35 PM, Robert O'Connor <
>>>>>>>>>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> This coursera course is no joke...I have exercises (which I
>>>>>>>>>>>> bombed)...if you're at the space...I'll be there in about 2hrs...
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> --rob
>>>>>>>>>>>> Sent from my cell...excuse typos
>>>>>>>>>>>>  On Jan 20, 2014 3:27 PM, "Zachary Giles" <zgiles at gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Maybe we can make a night and have people sit around and talk
>>>>>>>>>>>>> about the core happenings of many of these crypto functions?
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I think it would be nice to get some folks together to talk
>>>>>>>>>>>>> about some of the basics of the functions and algorithms etc.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> My fear would be that A) you wouldn't get your homework done.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> :)   and B) that we'd get a bunch of script-kiddies who want to encrypt
>>>>>>>>>>>>> their laptops etc rather than going really into the subjects.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>  Thoughts?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Robby O'Connor <
>>>>>>>>>>>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I sort of get that...I'm not asking you to do it for
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> me...just kinda explain it in a better way...I guess?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Mon 20 Jan 2014 08:33:36 AM EST, Ignacio Verboten wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, are you writing that the advantage to assisting you
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> would be non-negligible?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  On Jan 20, 2014, at 6:31, Robby O'Connor <
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> robby.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey all,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is anybody a Cryptography expert who would be willing to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> spend a bit of time with me...no money will be offered but perhaps some
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> coffee...maybe food??
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'm struggling with a Coursera course on Cryptography --
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> basic stuff at this point specifically determining whether or not
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Pseudo-random number Generators ( PRG) are secure...and also whether or not
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> given encryption scheme(s) are (one-time) semantically secure...I sort of
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> get it...but maybe a person showing it in person with concrete examples
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> will help...
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks in advance...
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> --rob
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>>>>>>>>>>>>> zgiles at gmail.com
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