(In)secure Communication

Cryptography has been used for thousands of years to conceal communications. For just as long, people have tried to break these codes to reveal these secrets. Explore classic ciphers and encryption schemes, or break codes and intercept communication. Can we reveal these secret messages, or will they stay hidden?

About Google Cambridge

Located in the heart of greater Boston’s technology community, Google Cambridge has more than 2,100 employees working across more than 30 teams, including our Global Business Organization (sales) and many different engineering and product areas. Some of the teams in Cambridge include Google Cloud, Flights & Hotels, Search & Assistant, networking infrastructure, Android, YouTube, and Chrome. We also have employees working on research in areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Google strives to be a good neighbor in the local community and, since 2011, has given $36.3 million in charitable giving dollars donated to nonprofits and schools in Massachusetts and since 2005, awarded over $16 million in Faculty Research Awards and Ph.D. fellowships to Massachusetts universities and colleges. In 2021, Google helped provide $22.37 billion of economic activity for tens of thousands of Massachusetts businesses, nonprofits, publishers, creators and developers.

Date:
Oct 9, 2022
Time:
12:00 PM
- 04:00 PM
Venue:
Kendall/MIT Open Space: The Festival Zone
Location:
Kendall/MIT Open Space, Main Street, Cambridge, MA
Presented By:

About the
Festival

Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a madcap celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Festival makes science accessible, interactive, and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives.

The Cambridge Science Festival was founded by and is produced by the MIT Museum.