Ronald Rivest, Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses “The Growth of Cryptography” in a lecture given on the occasion of Princeton University’s centennial celebration of Alan Turing. Learn more at #turingprinceton source

Google Tech Talks August 3, 2007 ABSTRACT Byzantine Agreement is a fundamental problem in distributed computing, that is–design a protocol to bring processors to agreementon a bit despite a fraction of bad processors behaving to disrupt the outcome. First proposed in 1980, it was proved impossible to solve deterministically whichContinue Reading

Help decide what’s next! What do you want to learn? Watch the next lesson: Missed the previous lesson? Computer Science on Khan Academy: Learn select topics from computer science – algorithms (how we solve common problems in computer science and measure the efficiency of our solutions), cryptography (howContinue Reading