Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra

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Imagine winding the hour hand of a clock back from 3 o’clock to noon. Mathematicians have long known how to describe this rotation as a simple multiplication: A number representing the initial position of the hour hand on the plane is multiplied by another constant number. But is a similar trick possible for describing rotations…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Phone Numbers Were Never Meant as ID. Now We’re All At Risk

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Phone Numbers Were Never Meant as ID. Now We’re All At Risk

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On Thursday, T-Mobile confirmed that some of its customer data was breached in an attack the company discovered on Monday. It’s a snappy disclosure timeframe, and the carrier said that no financial data or Social Security numbers were compromised in the breach. A relief, right? The problem is the customer data that was potentially exposed:…