[Cryptography] I broke a cipher this week.

ianG iang at iang.org
Tue May 26 09:58:30 EDT 2015

On 26/05/2015 06:08 am, Lodewijk andré de la porte wrote:
> 2015-05-23 19:29 GMT+09:00 ianG <iang at iang.org <mailto:iang at iang.org>>:
>     I just last night watched _The Imitation Game_.  Apparently WWII was
>     won because one man had a girlfriend, so didn't follow orders.  Yes,
>     whatever, it was fiction, but the story is indicative.
> The painful thing is not that it was totally unrealistic and inaccurate,
> nor even that it pretended to be. The forcefully inserted feminism
> wasn't that bad either. The problem is that people believed it, and
> liked it.

So you're saying the script writer and director did a good job :)  No 
bad thing.

At the beginning, it said "based on a true story" not documentary.

A better question might be, did people enjoy it, and did they come away 
with a helpful view of our world?


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