Archive for date: June 19, 2009

Revisiting Simon Singh’s Cipher Challenge…

June 19, 2009 | Cryptography | By: Mark VandeWettering

The other day, my friend Jeff sent me an email detailing the latest benchmarking of his new 8 core Intel box. He had written a program to compute return rates for all possible draws in video poker. A few years ago, this program had taken a month of computer time to complete, and he wondered […]