Week 27, 2017
A very short week because of July 4th national holiday. We watched the fireworks over the East River with friends and enjoyed a trip to Rockaway Beach. Rather than taking the train to Rockaway, we took the ferry from Wall Street which is apparently a rather new option but undoubtedly the nicest.
The wormhole tool uses PAKE "Password-Authenticated Key Exchange", a family of cryptographic algorithms that uses a short low-entropy password to establish a strong high-entropy shared key.
Continuing my reading on inequality, I've started Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty. It's probably going to take a month or two of reading to see it through.
A few weeks ago we came across a delicious cocktail, Vieux Carré. It's boozy and absolutely delicious, but you'll likely need to buy a few ingredients unless your cupboard is exceptionally well stocked.