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It should go without saying that this was just for fun, and you should never, ever, _ever_ roll your own cryptography primatives for any purpose other than education!
I gave a talk on this project at [Papers We Love NYC](http://paperswelove.org/2017/video/david-ashby-shamwow/)! The [PDF](https://github.com/deltamualpha/shamwow/blob/master/slides.pdf), [Keynote file](https://github.com/deltamualpha/shamwow/blob/master/slides.key), and [PDF-with-nodes](https://github.com/deltamualpha/shamwow/blob/master/slides-with-notes.pdf) of the slides are also in this repo.
The sha1 function in `shamwow.rb` implements the SHA1 hashing function in Ruby, outputting the 160-bit hash as a hexadecimal string.