Opening notes for Visions of Cryptography

This webpage contains my opening notes for the Visions of Cryptography workshop. Oded
A three-day celebration of the work of Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali took place at Weizmann in mid-December 2013, consisting of: All events took place at the Lopatie conference center, which is located on the main road of Weizmann Institute, 50 meters from the main gate (on your right after entering).
The program of both events appears HERE

Opening note (for Wednesday morning)

Approximately 25 years ago, Silvio said that he thinks a conference/workshop should start with an elevating music - an overture of a great opera. So I decided to take a song from the greatest opera. I feel this song is most adequate for this (early) time.

Brunnhilde's Awakening

To the web-page of the Weizmann Institute of Science, the web-page of TOC at WIS page, and to Oded Goldreich's homepage.