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University of Edinburgh’s computer scientists have been forbidden from using the popular coding terms “Alice and Bob” because it is too “Western.”
On many occasions, Alice and Bob are used as fictitious examples to explain how protocols and systems work in cryptography and digital culture. They are archetypal figures that are used as examples in discussions of cryptographic protocols.However, during the recent “decolonization” movement at the University of Edinburgh, computer science instructors were informed that the names Alice and Bob were not acceptable.Additionally, faculty members are being […]
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