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S6:E5 - Jack Dorsey Resigns, Apple Self-Repair, and the Threat of Post-Quantum Cryptography

In this episode, we talk about the resignation of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Apple’s new self-service repair announcement. Then we speak with Dustin Moody, a mathematician in the National Institute of Science and Technology’s Computer Security Division, about the looming threat of post-quantum cryptography.

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Dustin Moody

Dustin Moody is a mathematician in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Computer Security Division, where he leads the post-quantum cryptography project. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2009. His area of research deals with elliptic curves and their applications in cryptography.

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Anders Björkland

Thanks for another great episode! I think I can chip in about the surprising news that Apple announced Self Service Repair. I think it can have something to do with regulations happening in Europe, and an embryo of similar happening in USA. Both EU and UK has legislation now (or in the works of taking effect) promoting the right to repair. I don't know how this is in other parts of the world though. Here's a quick Recap from BBC (dated July 27, 2021): google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/...