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From Invisible Ink to Cryptography, Lessons in Spycraft and Privacy-Hacking from the American Revolution

What personal data has to do with George Washington's dabbles in chemistry. Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and keeping it ad-free isn't easy. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I'm doing something right.
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