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Imagine no encryption, I wonder if you can...

What if: RSA was just "cracked" due to a new discovery about prime numbers. What happens around the world on day 1? Total chaos? Or yawns? [more inside]
posted by archae on Jan 16, 2010 - 21 answers

How does Anamorphic Art work mathematically?

There's an artist who creates anamorphic paintings on sidewalk pavement, which when viewed from a certain perspective appear as a separate, embedded 3D scene. How does this illusion work, mathematically speaking? [more inside]
posted by archae on Feb 1, 2009 - 5 answers

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