Feb 24

John Nash’s Letter to NSA (1955)

Tag: 01,Informática LegalJoaquim Anguas @ 8:21 pm

John Nash's letter

From agtb via Schneier.

“The National Security Agency has recently declassified an amazing letter that John Nash sent them in 1955. He puts forward an amazingly prescient analysis anticipating computational complexity theory as well as modern cryptography.”

The “best known work” he mentions earned him a Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1994.

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