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Speaker: Christopher PittMany years ago, the world was at war. The very best minds were focussed on out-smating the “other side”, all without the aid of our modern computational tools.The key was in communication, and the Nazis had devised a simple and effective way to relay orders to the battlefront. They were using one of the most famous forms of electronic encryption: the Enigma.Breaking this Enigma was a victory built on the tireless work of many people, not least of all the persecuted and brilliant Alan Turing.In this talk we will learn how the enigma worked, and how it was broken. All in live code!