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bio website BillTheLizard.com
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Big Ball of Mud maintainer (mostly Java, C++, and SQL - Perl, Python, and JavaScript as necessary) currently living in Charlotte, NC. I also tutor Java, Python, and JavaScript part-time at Franklin University.

I blog about programming, math, learning, and technology at BillTheLizard.com.

You can follow me on Twitter, @lizardbill. (If I recognize you from SO or meta, I'll probably follow you back.) You can also find me on Google+ and on GitHub. (Questions about moderator actions on Stack Overflow should still be posted on Meta Stack Overflow.)

I also wrote @BountyBot, a Twitter bot that posts new and interesting bounty questions from Stack Overflow. You can view the source on GitHub.


Oct
17
revised Using pairings to verify an extended euclidean relation without leaking the values?
fixed several typos and added a link
Oct
17
suggested approved edit on Using pairings to verify an extended euclidean relation without leaking the values?
Oct
12
revised Tunnels used in md5
changed URL to a link; tried to clarify the last paragraph
Oct
12
revised Implementing AES encryption for firmware distribution system
made title more descriptive; fixed capitalization and punctuation
Oct
12
revised Cryptanalysis of S-DES - Equations
added a link; fixed capitalization
Oct
12
revised Design criteria for AES
fixed capitalization and confusing punctuation; removed signature
Oct
12
revised Simulation-based security?
fixed the title of the book and added a link
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed server side Javascript security
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed What is the theoretical and practical status of mental poker?
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed Dimension of Encryption of a linearly dependent set of plaintexts
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed Why is CBC with predictable IV considered insecure against CPA
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed WebcryptoAPI - secure or not
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed Perfect security definitions
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed Cryptanalysis of S-DES - Equations
Oct
12
suggested approved edit on Cryptanalysis of S-DES - Equations
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed How is it possible to parallelize a hashing function to crack an iteratively hashed password?
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed Correct method to encrypt data so that it can be decrypted only by Alice and Bob
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed How does one calculate the cryptoperiod?
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed One-time pad and zero key
Oct
12
reviewed Reviewed Is it considered insecure in an HOTP implementation to publicly provide the next counter?