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Quantum leap or lurch?

Scientific American claims that advances in commercially available quantum encryption might obsolete the existing factorization-based solutions: “The National Security Agency or one of the Federal Reserve banks can now buy a quantum-cryptographic system from two small companies – and more products are on the way. This new method of encryption represents the first major commercial […]

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Life’s top 10 greatest inventions

Life is an amazing thing. However often some of us bemoan the monotony of our brief, fleeting existence, we are the privileged byproduct of an amazing lineage of creatures that have lived out their lives in the ignorant, yet no-less important goal of giving rise to the likes of you and me. And out of […]

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Tech’ news in brief…

Windmills in the Sky: “Australian engineer Bryan Roberts wants to build a power station in the sky — a cluster of flying windmills soaring 15,000 feet in the air — but is having trouble raising enough money to get the project off the ground. After 25 years of research, Roberts has designed a helicopter-like rotorcraft […]