An extremely casual code review of MetaMask’s crypto

The RISC-V experience

The probability of a hash collision

Issue #154

1/19/2022

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An extremely casual code review of MetaMask’s crypto

Published: 17 January 2022
Tags: encryption


Matthew Green takes a casual dive into the encryption underlying the popular crypto browser wallet, Meta Mask.


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The RISC-V experience

Published: 15 January 2022
Tags: hardware


Drew DeVault discusses some of the challenges of getting a RISC-V CPU system function like a "regular", useful computer.


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The probability of a hash collision

Published: 15 January 2022
Tags: math


Kevin Galligan explains how hash collisions (when two different inputs for a hash function product the same output) occur using the birthday problem as the basis/analogy.


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