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Forum: Business 11 April 2014, 03:38 AM
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OK, I know that wasn't meant seriously, but I was...

OK, I know that wasn't meant seriously, but I was surprised see that the book is free. And it looks like the book is under copyright:
http://www.rand.org/pubs/monograph_reports/MR1418.html
Forum: Business 04 April 2014, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Steve
The RSA algorithm for cryptography multiples 2...

The RSA algorithm for cryptography multiples 2 large primes together to get a larger composite and then [redacted] keeping your banking info safe. But yeah, you might be right that a "famous" prime...
Forum: Business 04 April 2014, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Steve
That's the sieve of Eratosthenes, which works...

That's the sieve of Eratosthenes, which works very slowly with larger numbers. There are other algorithms for numbers with 1000 digits, though I'm not really sure how they work. One...
Forum: Business 04 April 2014, 03:40 PM
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Views: 53,663
Posted By Steve
I'm not sure, but I'd think that the initial...

I'm not sure, but I'd think that the initial person searching would have to run some algorithm on a large amount of numbers before finding one that's prime, whereas the person buying it would only...
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