Everybody’s heard of cryptography, but have you heard of steganography? In cryptography, the secret message is written in code. In steganography, the information is hidden — sometimes in plain sight. Here’s more from MOTHERBOARD:
Steganography does not attract attention to itself as an object of scrutiny. So, while cryptography renders data unreadable, steganography hides the presence of the information altogether….
The personal computer was a lightning rod for new approaches to steganography. The sheer amount of data inside one image offered practitioners an expansive shadow in which to sneak around. Pioneers tried all sorts of approaches: blog-steganography, sneaking data into file info, hiding messages inside file folder systems, and even strategically delaying packets of information that made up an image, the sequence of which formed a message unto itself.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.