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An Explainer Using the 1000 Most Used English Words

The other day, I learned about the Up-Goer Five Editor - a text editor that challenges you to explain something using only the 1000 most-used English words.

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What is Attribute Based Encryption? ABE explained using the 1000 most used English words

Attribute-Based Encryption (ABE) is a way to lock something away using “key”-words. Only people who have the keywords in their key can open the lock. The name of the approach comes from; ‘Attributes’, which are really keywords like those you enter into the search box; and, ‘Encryption’, which hides the thing.