The state of my exposure to cryptographic libraries

2016-09-30 14:56 by Ian

This is a quick overview of the cryptographic libraries I have deep experience with.


Symmetrical asymmetries

2016-09-24 21:10 by Ian

This is one of a series of posts I will be writing that cover various security-related algorithms. This post will be a brief survey of the two major classes of reversible encryption algorithms.


Excursion to the bare-metal: ARM Cortex vs MIPS

2015-11-18 12:16 by Ian

One of the projects I did for Microchip was a feasibility study of porting the ARM Cortex instruction set to comparable routines for MIPS. The ultimate goal for the chipKIT team is/was to port the Teensy3 audio library to their line of PIC32 dev boards. What follows is my report, along with some elaborations for readers who want the knowledge, but aren't yet level 60 mages.



How to properly abuse a prioirty queue

2014-10-20 21:16 by Ian

My collection of C++ classes has grown to include a priority queue template. Here is that template, and an example of how to make it do something it wasn't written to do: Calculate statistical mode.