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The Curious Wavefunction

NSA and the problem of distinguishing good ideas from bad ones

Noted historian of technology George Dyson has a thought-provoking piece in Edge where he takes government surveillance to task, not just on legal or moral grounds but on basic technical ones. Dyson’s concern is simple; when you are trying to identify the nugget of a dangerous idea from the morass of ideas out there, you [...]

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