codes

conspiracy theories

Password Analyst Says QAnon’s ‘Codes’ Are Consistent With Random Typing

A security researcher claims QAnon’s codes contain patterns that reveal they are the result of “random typing.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.14.18
Gaming

We Found Civility on the 'Lord of the Flies' of MMO Servers

'DarkScape' helps us remember what we found so attractive about the genre's emphasis on working with other players in the first place.
Leif Johnson
10.15.15
Health

How Cancer Thrives via Genetic ‘Wormholes’

New research demonstrates how ‘junk DNA’ mutations influence non-junk physiology.
Michael Byrne
2.19.15
Nazis

This Is What a WWII-Era Codebreaking Machine Sounds Like

"The Imitation Game" is ​hitting all the right notes at the box office. But what did codebreaking during World War II era actually sound like?
Brian Anderson
1.30.15
Features

God's Lonely Programmer

Terry Davis, a schizophrenic programmer, has spent 10 years building an operating system to talk to God.
Jesse Hicks
11.25.14
Drugs

The Secret Codes That Cartel Bosses Use to Send Handwritten Orders from Prison

Crime syndicates will always adapt in the face of law enforcement's increasingly sophisticated surveillance toolkit.
Brian Anderson
8.26.14
machines

Finally, a Use for Big Data: Cracking the Voynich Manuscript

Brazilian researchers found some indication that the manuscript, at least, should make sense.
Felipe Maia
8.19.14
Motherboard Blog

The Incredibly Mysterious Voynich Manuscript Still Has Scientists Stumped

Even the NSA tried and failed to decipher it, but the research indicates you shouldn't give up just yet.
Ben Richmond
6.25.13