Research Fodder July 26, 2012
- Koro: A Natural History of Penis Panics || kuro5hin.org
Belief in fataly retracting genitalia, or genitalia theft.
- Unbreakable crypto: Store a 30-character password in your brain’s subconscious memory | ExtremeTech
“The most important aspect of this work is that it (seemingly) establishes a new cryptographic primitive that completely removes the danger of rubber-hose cryptanalysis — i.e. obtaining passkeys via torture or coercion. It also gives you deniability: If a judge or policeman orders you to hand over your password, you can plausibly say that you don’t actually know it.”