Category Archives: Enigma machine

Use a Real Enigma Encryption Machine and Bombe Decryption Device

“A Great science fiction detective story” – Ian Watson, author of The Universal Machine NOW AVAILABLE for instant download! Click to find out more. Days to Centenary: 14 We’re nearing the finish line of the countdown to the Turing Centenary … Continue reading

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The Desire for Enigma: The Mysterious Theft of the Code Machine

Days to Centenary: 234 On April 1, 2000 someone pulled a major April Fool’s prank, stealing one of only three Enigma code machines in the world from Bletchley Park. The Abwehr Enigma G312 machine was valued at £100,000. Police believed … Continue reading

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Grokking the Enigma

Days to Centenary: 246 The term “grok” comes from the novel Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein.  The novel’s own definition of grok is as follows: Grok means to understand so thoroughly that the observer becomes a … Continue reading

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