Steganography and Conversion – Update 6

world's worst cookbook

Over the past week, I’ve been working on a new linguistic steganography method. As you may know, steganography is the practice of concealing data within apparently banal media. My previous method generated grammatical but meaningless and context-free sentences, in whose words the secret message was encoded. While this method was simple and more-or-less effective, I […]

Steganography and Conversion – Update 5

Welcome to another thrilling installment in my project! Over the past week, I’ve been struggling with my audio codec. When I first began to test my original square-wave codec on cassette tape, the added noise and other analog pitfalls rendered the retrieved audio impossible to decode. Even after switching to a saw wave and a […]

Steganography and Conversion – Update 4

waveform

This week, I’ve been working on a new codec that converts digital data to waveform audio and vice-versa. My codec is loosely based on the Python implementation of the Kansas City Standard by David Beazley. The Kansas City Standard is an early binary method of encoding and retrieving digital data on audio cassette tape. I […]