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Enigma machine / Tom MacWright / Observable
Love this live demo of an Enigma Machine that follows the passage of each letter's encryption through the circuits of rotors, reflector and pegboard. It's a visual abstraction, but it makes it entirely clear what's going on, from key to lamp.

And: it's an Observable notebook, so it's editable and interactive! Ace.
enigma  cryptography  interactive  explainer  visualisation 
12 days ago by infovore
Let's Learn About Waveforms
A superb interactive explainer. I've long believed the best way to understand this stuff - how sound works - is by seeing and hearing it simultaneously. This page does just that. Brilliant.
music  interaction  design  sound  audio  explainer 
february 2018 by infovore

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