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Criptonomicon I: El codigo Enigma

Criptonomicon I: El codigo Enigma

by Neal Stephenson
     
 
In 1942, Lawrence Pritchard Waterhouse, mathematical genius and captain in the U.S. Navy, is assigned to Detachment 2702, whose mission is to keep Nazis ignorant of the fact that Allied Intelligence cracked the enemy's fabled Enigma code. Sixty years later, Waterhouse's crypto-hacker grandson, Randy, is attempting to create a data haven where encrypted data can be

Overview

In 1942, Lawrence Pritchard Waterhouse, mathematical genius and captain in the U.S. Navy, is assigned to Detachment 2702, whose mission is to keep Nazis ignorant of the fact that Allied Intelligence cracked the enemy's fabled Enigma code. Sixty years later, Waterhouse's crypto-hacker grandson, Randy, is attempting to create a data haven where encrypted data can be stored and exchanged free of scrutiny. Soon his scheme brings to light a massive conspiracy that originated with Detachment 2702, one that represents either a future of personal and digital liberty or universal totalitarianism reborn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788466616447
Publisher:
Ediciones B
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
4.38(w) x 6.88(h) x 1.27(d)

Meet the Author

Neal Stephenson is the author of The Diamond Age, Snow Crash, and Zodiac.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Seattle, Washington
Date of Birth:
October 31, 1959
Place of Birth:
Fort Meade, Maryland
Education:
B.A., Boston University, 1981
Website:
http://www.nealstephenson.com

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