I thought cryptography was a technique that did not require your trusting other people-that if you encrypted your files, you would have the control to make the choice as to whether you would surrender your files.
More Quotes from Whitfield Diffie:One of the things that characterizes good intellectual work is a certain self-importance.
Lots of people working in cryptography have no deep concern with real application issues. They are trying to discover things clever enough to write papers about.
I liked Berkeley tremendously, Berkeley was a very leftist campus. I came to love that city as much as I love Paris or the south of France or New York.
People meet in bars after work all over the world and talk about the great problems of life and death and the world and politics and they don't take themselves seriously. They can do nothing else except chat about these things in bars after work.
We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions.
Two people can work on a problem better than one.
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