Archive for date: September 16, 2002

Goofing around with pygame

September 16, 2002 | My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was trying to decide on the easiest way to make a graphical user interface for the Scarne’s Challenge puzzle game that I’ve been experimenting with. I stumbled upon pygame, a simple game programming library that uses Simple DirectMedia Layer library to provide a fairly attractive environment for making simple games in Python. In just […]

AES Broken?

September 16, 2002 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

I subscribe to Bruce Schneier’s Crypto-Gram newsletter, because I have mostly passing interest in things having to do with cryptography. Today’s included a rather startling revelation: AES may have been broken. Bruce’s description of the work is intriguing, but it is far from clear whether this break is of more than strictly theoretical interest. Bruce […]