Speaker: David Kahn
Speaker: David KAHN (http://david-kahn.com/)
Place: Room B 101, Cybernetica Bldg, Akadeemia tee 21, Tallinn, Estonia
Time: Tuesday, August 29, 2006, 14:00

The Most Fateful Accident in the History of Cryptology


The talk will deal with the evolution of modern military intelligence, as a consequence of defeats that various countries have suffered in the 19th century, and more to the point, how codebreaking in the World War I finally made intelligence matter to the generals. It is the subject of an article in the Sept-Oct issue of Foreign Affairs.