jamie from Slashdot reports about the Manila Bulletin‘s and ZDNet Asia‘s article on a Pinoy math enthusiast finding a fast way to decode RSA encryption – the most commonly used encryption and authentication algorithm in the world today. As provided by jamie, a cleaned-up transcript of the pinoy: Leo de Velez, and Ron Rivest’s (the “R” in RSA) emailed conversation may be found here, but be warned – it’s quite mathematical. In this transcript, Leo de Velez also mentioned that the Manila Bulletin agreed to wait for more information before printing the article, which Edu Lopez of that newspaper simply failed to do.
Quantum computing: Seven truths you need to know2018/07/27
Quantum computing: Seven truths you need to know – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/quantum-computing-seven-truths-you-need-to-know/?ftag=TREe09998f&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472Experts spell out exactly what quantum computers will be used for and whether they will replace conventional number crunchers. Related
Adobe is bringing full Photoshop to iPad2018/07/17
Adobe is bringing full Photoshop to iPad | Macworldhttps://www.macworld.com/article/3289512/ios/adobe-is-bringing-full-photoshop-to-ipad.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=mw_nlt_mw_daily_html_2018-07-13&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Macworld%20Daily%202018-07-13&utm_term=mw_daily_htmlA new cross-platform version of Photoshop may be demonstrated this fall, with a release in 2019. Related
Apple iOS 12 Coming this Fall!2018/06/12
Apple iOS 12: Cheat sheet – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-ios-12-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472With iOS 12, Apple adds security features, performance enhancements, Group FaceTime, ARKit 2, and more. Typically Apple holds a special event in mid-to-late September where new iPhone hardware that comes pre-installed with the latest version of iOS is debuted and demoed. I expect that this year will follow a […]