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Communication via a Rubik's cube

I would send something like the first picture as my 'Rosetta stone' and hope to get something like the second one. Decoding the spaces should not be a big problem and reading the message makes almost ...
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Communication via a Rubik's cube

A 5x5x5 cube has around 2.8E74 possible states. So if your character had some algorithm that allowed them to order all those states then any specific cube carries about 247 bits of information. ...
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Solving 3x3 Rubik's cube with commutator

A commutator always produces an even permutation. If you use only commutators you cannot change the parity of the position, i.e. the parity of the permutation that took you from a solved cube to the ...
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