Author Archives: Oliver Zhu

What raised the popularity of ciphers among the public

As Singh noted in the book: ” In the latter half of the 19th century, there was an enormous growth of interest in ciphers among the general public.” Ciphers are used a lot more frequently in people’s daily lives. Several reasons helped raise the popularity of ciphers among the public.       The improvement […] Continue reading

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The need for personal privacy need to be respected.

      The scene that hit me the most in the book The Little Brothers is what Winston faced and experienced in the jail and how he reacted to them. Although I heard a lot of rumors about how it works in jail system, it still surprised me of what they can do to […] Continue reading

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Data mining for the good of everyone

In his essay “Mining student data could save lives”, Michael Morris employed several examples to put forward his argument that college should use data-mining methods to predict and prevent potential crime and violence on campus. He utilized the example that schools are not allowed to use the information in the student’s record before and the […] Continue reading

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