This is news cast 113.
In the intro a quick review of the game, “Hey! That’s My Fish!”. (I mistakenly called it “Hey! That’s My Penguin!” in the audio.)
This week’s security alerts include the potential impact of progress in quantum computing on online security, with a quick explanation of quantum computing generally and Shor’s algorithm, and another possible vulnerability in a common programming technique.
In this week’s news, a great paper on how stage magic thrives despite clear protections from IP law, a new P2P, mesh network for telephony launches, using puzzles to illustrate CS concepts, and Google to propose a global privacy standard.
Following up this week, criticism of paper trails for e-voting and the CCIA releases a report on the huge benefits of fair use.
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