Tap It, NSA Slow Jam

Tap It: The NSA Slow Jam So the next time you’re up late…

Tap It: The NSA Slow Jam

So the next time you’re up late and you’re surfing your phone
Let me reassure you, girl, that you’re not alone
But if you don’t think the surveillance state is really ideal
Text yourself about it, let us know how you feel.

The arguing congressmen scene is fantastic, too.

(Via The Hipster Libertarian.)

National Cryptological Museum

National Cryptological Museum at the National Security Agency (NSA)

Enigma Machine

Supercomputer

Last fall I visited the National Cryptological Museum located at the National Security Agency (NSA) in Ft. Meade, Maryland. The museum features an amazing collection of items from the history of cryptology and spy technology, including several Enigma machines and two Cray supercomputers. Here are my photos of the museum.

The National Cryptologic Museum is the National Security Agency’s principal gateway to the public. It shares the Nation’s, as well as NSA’s, cryptologic legacy and place in world history. Located adjacent to NSA Headquarters, Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland, the Museum houses a collection of thousands of artifacts that collectively serve to sustain the history of the cryptologic profession. Here visitors can catch a glimpse of some of the most dramatic moments in the history of American cryptology: the people who devoted their lives to cryptology and national defense, the machines and devices they developed, the techniques they used, and the places where they worked.

Photo Gallery: National Cryptological Museum

photos by Scott Beale

(Via Laughing Squid.)

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