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Cypherpunk: Tatjana van Vark's Coding Machine

Tatjana van Vark's Coding Machine

Inspired by the legendary Enigma encryption machine, The Coding Machine [2003] is a perplexingly beautiful combination of art and science. Each coding wheel consists of 509 precisely machined parts. Mischievously, she refuses to publish details of the rotor wiring until someone decrypts the haiku published on her site.

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Code wheel
One of the two coding units.

From behind
The rear of the machine.

Beautifully complex Super Encipherment switch.


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