Knock-knock! … Who’s there? Joking and encryption

Encryption and Insider Jokes

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Alice and Bob

Takeaways

  • Encrypted messages and jokes are forms of communication.
  • They have a sender and a receiver.
  • They have surface content and a hidden meaning.
  • You need to know the secret to get the message.
  • The message depends a lot on context.
  • They can be strong, weak, obsolete, or even inappropriate.
  • You may experiment with salt and spices.
  • You have a good laugh when you finally get them.
  • As funny as the story of Alice and Bob may seem to you, you might actually be one of them.
  • If you want to protect your devices against intruders, don’t leave windows or ports open!

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I am a [technical] writer, poet, and engineer. My domains are IT, Cryptography, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.

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I am a [technical] writer, poet, and engineer. My domains are IT, Cryptography, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.

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