I apply complexity theory and complex networks analysis to a range of different topics including; public data, inquiries, big data, and finance. I am also particularly interested in using algorithms to analyse difficult data sets.
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Category Archives: Digital Rights
My first attempts at podcasts for this site, produced sometime ago on YouTube, were two videos about the Crypto Wars. This is the story about the attempts to control the use of strong encryption in the late 1990s, and then … Continue reading
I was invited to give a talk at Oxford University on Crypto Wars 2.0 for the Cyber Security DTC that is jointly ran by Oxford and Royal Holloway. I have given a talk on the Crypto Wars at Durham in the past … Continue reading
I did a quick video of a very short history of encryption for a friend who was putting on a screening of Citizen Four. I tried to put the film into some context, including the crypto wars. Hard to do … Continue reading
The video below is a recording of Teresa May answering questions on the draft Investigatory Powers Bill. some interesting highlights (or low lights) for me where the following: She essentially didn’t answer the question on why it is unhelpful to … Continue reading