[Blabber] [OT] Crypto experts???

Annie Hsu annieyhsu at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 20:34:20 UTC 2014


<Want to sit in as a fly on the wall and learn... happy to bring cookies>

On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 12:10 PM, Robert Diamond <rmd6502 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>>>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Zach Giles
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> zgiles at gmail.com
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