The microblog: 2022.08.18 21:01:22

2022.08.18 21:01:22 (1560341100249812993) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

Hey, math profs, in case you missed it, there are exciting opportunities available to take some time working with NSA on secret problems: "We established a sabbatical program to allow mathematicians to visit us while retaining their academic affiliation"

2022.08.18 21:28:28 (1560347918669713408) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

According to the information about how your work will be used is "cleansed" so you'll be free to imagine that it's legal, ethical, etc. Sure, the same government does some horrifying things, but surely _your_ work will only be used for the good stuff.

2022.08.18 21:33:03 (1560349074204766208) from Daniel J. Bernstein:

Also, whatever you've heard about a lifetime post-employment obligation, upheld by the courts, to show NSA anything you're thinking about publishing so they can censor the parts they want to keep secret: Stop worrying. You're smart enough to find non-crypto problems to work on.