From Standup Mathematician.
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Shamir’s Secret Sharing on wikipedia.
I made the animated parabola in GeoGebra with help from my mate Ben Sparks. Here is the GeoGebra5 file if you’d like to have a play:
Read about finite fields on MathWorld:
Shamir Secret Sharing used with Bitcoin:
And for balance, an argument against using Shamir Sharing with Bitcoin, but rather Multisignature.
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Music by Howard Carter
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