And now for something that doesn't pertain to gaming directly yet is somehow very relevant. Check out this article from Wired about using machine translation to decode an 18th-century manuscript that concealed arcane rituals of a real secret society. Fascinating stuff for the cryptography but more so for what it reveals about the cults, cabals and conspiracies of Enlightenment Europe.
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