S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseCan You Break This Encryption Invented In 1467?Exploring the Alberti Cipher and the Rotor Machines It Inspired·14 min read·Aug 16, 2023--1--1

S.W. BowenChatGPT Should Prompt Questions About the History and Purpose of SchoolingThe cheating crisis induced by the advent of more advanced AI chatbots is a symptom of deeper problems with the education system.·22 min read·Apr 14, 2023----

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseThe Math Behind 17th Century Bell RingingIt’s deeper than you might think.·18 min read·Mar 2, 2023--1--1

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseExplaining P vs. NPAn overview of one of the most important unsolved problems in theoretical computer science and mathematics·9 min read·Dec 12, 2022----

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseAn Elegant Proof of a Tiling TheoremIf every rectangular tile has at least one side of integer length, must the tiled rectangle also have at least one integer-length side?·4 min read·Jun 8, 2022----

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseThis Encryption is Impossible to Break, Even with a Quantum Computer…and it was invented in 1882.·11 min read·May 18, 2022--10--10

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseThe Friendship TheoremIf everyone in a city has exactly one friend in common with every other resident, must there be someone who is friends with all residents?·7 min read·Apr 24, 2022--3--3

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseTurán’s Brick Factory ProblemHow a mathematician’s time in a forced labor camp during WW2 led to the discovery of a graph theory problem that still remains unsolved·9 min read·Mar 23, 2022--1--1

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseCould We Break RSA Encryption Without A Quantum Computer?We discuss a range of classical integer factorization algorithms and explore their future in the face of Shor’s algorithm.·11 min read·Feb 12, 2021--1--1

S.W. BoweninCantor’s ParadiseThe Cycle Double Cover ConjectureDelving into a deceptively simple-sounding problem that has gone unsolved for decades.·15 min read·Oct 3, 2020--1--1