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Textiles Encoded With Text Messages, Using WWII Cryptography

In our age of celebrity phone hacks and Patriot Act surveillance, text messages and emails are rarely ever “private.” Today, if you want to have a private conversation, you’d better do it in person. Another option? Textile encryption. The Cryptographer is a machine that encodes text messages in cloth. Inspired by the massive cryptographic machines that kept wartime messages secret during the first and second World Wars, it uses a geometric cipher to print sentences illegible to anyone without the key.
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