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Numbers, From Merely Big to Unimaginable Brian Makin Notacon 9 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Numbers, From Merely Big to Unimaginable Brian Makin
Notacon 9

Synopsis

Have you every multiplied 2 by itself over and over to see how big it could get? Ever wonder about really big numbers? Starting from common “large” numbers like 2^56(DES) and 2^128(ipv6) through really big numbers such as the Ackermann numbers and Grahm’s number we will touch on hyperoperation, alternative numerical representations, and the arrival at large numbers through complexity and Ramsey theory.

Bio

Brian has a bachelors degree in computer science and 13 years of industry experience. He currently works at Google dealing with infrastructure and cluster management systems. Hobbies include high performance computing and mathematics.

 

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