The microblog: 2021.01.08 16:21:05

2021.01.08 16:21:05 (1347563985462198279) from Daniel J. Bernstein, replying to "Kevin McCurley (@mccurley)" (1347372402364219394):

The comment and the picture seem appropriate, but doesn't RWC 2021 last until the 14th instead of the 13th? Is this a subtle allusion to how tiny-sounding mistakes in cryptography can snowball into having much larger effects? Or you're saying you don't like the talks on the 14th?


2021.01.08 03:39:48 (1347372402364219394) from "Kevin McCurley (@mccurley)":

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.