The Thomas Beale Cipher: A cryptographer may be on the verge of cracking the infamous cipher, but others are on the trail of the gold it leads to. (10:16 minutes)
1895: A history of the invention of cinema. Some would argue it’s not the real one, others beg to differ. By master Estonian animator Priit Pärn. (29:08 minutes)
The Thomas Beale Cipher
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René Walling is a fan of SF, animation and comics, this has led him to co-chair Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon, be involved with fps magazine for more than a decade, write reviews of francophone short fiction for The Portal, and start Nanopress, a Canadian small press. He looks forward to living on Mars where he would benefit from having more than 24 hours in a day.