Monthly Archives: January 2015

How to get a job with 250 lines of code

Recently, I stumbled upon a cryptographic challenge posed by a company called “Trustpilot”. The problem was available at For completeness I post a screenshot here: Let that sink for a little while. Generously, the key has only six unknowns, … Continue reading

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Joke’s on me I guess

Every once in a while I screw up badly. This month it was that time again. I tried to uninstall a package in openSUSE using the command line tool zypper. What I wanted to do was I typed, I hit … Continue reading

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