Colossus lives again

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by scotthayes, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. scotthayes macrumors 68000

    scotthayes

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    Still amazes me that Tommy Flowers is not considered by most as a god in the computing world.

    Collossus to break codes again


    And to give some idea just how amazing Colossus was...

    "A virtual Colossus written to run on a Pentium 2 laptop takes about the same time to break a cipher as Colossus does,"
     
  2. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

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    Interesting. But from the title, I thought you were talking about this.
     
  3. MacHipster macrumors 6502

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    ..and Colossus is defeated.

    Not that this was a surprise.

    BBC
     

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