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Shannon’s entropy of random variables and partitions | Yoo Box
Table of Contents entropy for dummies definition of entropy of r.v. and joint entropy the town intuition for entropy and its properties intuition for the notion of surprisal intuition for conditional entropy and its definition and properties entropy of continuous probability distribution some intuition for differential entropy for students of ergodic theory entropy of a…
random  entropy 
may 2014 by ianweatherhogg
Entropy: How Password Strength is Measured - Amit's Blog
My colleague Mike Sierchio wrote a cool post on password strength, and the concept of entropy. As he points out, entropy isn’t always entropy. That …
password  entropy  random  number  math 
may 2014 by ianweatherhogg
Tyblog | Please stop hashing passwords
You should stop hashing passwords, and use cyptographically secure password obsfucation methods instead.
password  hash  entropy  security  5*  check  sum 
may 2014 by ianweatherhogg
os.urandom() and the random devices (Linux) : Python
The [Python docs say](http://docs.python.org/2/library/os.html) of os.urandom() that "on a UNIX-like system this will query /dev/**urandom**", however...
linux  python  random  cryptography  entropy  reddit 
january 2014 by ianweatherhogg
GPG encryption strength? : linux
I'm entirely new to the encryption realm and am trying to get some questions answered. The command for a "standard" sort of file encryption (AFAIK) go...
reddit  gpg  security  password  encryption  4*  entropy 
august 2013 by ianweatherhogg

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