ESP Biography


Major: 18c and 14

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: Not available.

Picture of Christopher Palmer

Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am amazing.

Take my class and learn to break CODES.


If we're lucky we'll have lots of INTERNETS.

Past Classes

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C1625: Computer Security: Keeping Your Bits Secret and Safe in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
We'll talk how applications can break your computer, take down a website, or steal your data. We'll explore from the viewpoint of the attacker and the defender. Topics: Human engineering, cryptography, anti virus and virus engineering, worm design, the government agencies involved, and the internet.

C1160: Codes, Ciphers, and Keeping Secrets: A Primer on Cryptography in Spark! Spring 2008 (Mar. 08, 2008)
Learn the basics of cryptography. We'll try to cover ciphers, quantum cryptography, public-key systems, and one-time pads. Of course, we'll try our best to teach how to break these systems as well.

Breaking Stuff: A Journey In Computer and Network Security in SPARK (2009)
This class is going to be a basic look at network and computer security. We're going to cover user control, ...

Philosophy of God in SPLASH (2005)
What if God was one of us? What if he's a bunch of us? Does he even exist? And would ...