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1. Do you think that coding and cryptography is important in our daily lives?

Yes 39
No 20
Both yes and no 1

2. Have you used cryptography to encode your messages before?

Yes and for what Email Pass personal messages Privacy Camp For fun Messages that may create undesirable consequences Games Games and MSN messenger nicks Some secret stuff Cryptographical concept testing For blogging Encrypting passwords Writing letter
2 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
No 41
Didn't answer 2

3. Who do you think codes and cryptography affect the most?

Students 8
Teenagers 11
Working adults 50
Senior citizens 3

4. In which of the following fields of occupations do you think codes and cryptography affect the most?

Education 7
Computers 41
Military 48
Others 6 Finance, homeland security, ISA Police, FBI, Secret agents.

archeo-logists

IT. computer stuff internet related jobs National security and intelligence

terro-

rism

5. What is the first thing that comes into your mind when the word coding is mentioned?

Secret messages 41    
Warfare 17    
Computer coding 28    
Others, please state: 2 Actually, I use it to mean programming :D [nothing]

6. How often do you think codes are applied in our daily lives?

All the time 4
Most of the time 13
Sometimes 29
Almost none of the time 14
None at all 0

7. Which of the following do you think coding and cryptography is applied to? (You may tick more than one box.)

WebPages 46
ISBN 32
Bar codes 48
HTML 50
Credit cards 51
Email 38
Computer programming 49
NRIC 33

8. What type of coding and cryptography methods do you know? (You may tick more than one box.)

Julius Caesar Substitution 12
Playfair 4
Transposition 8
Double transposition 6
HTML code 42
Programming language 31
Morse code 34
Binary code 23
RSA algorithm 5
PGP algorithm 3
Enigma 8
Others (please specify): 3 Flash Actionscript rose and some other things i can't really remember now Diffie-Hellman key exchange, AES, DES, Triple-DES

Q9. Do you know what error correcting codes are used for in our lives?

Yes. 4
No. 0
I do not know what error correcting codes are. 56

Q10. Do you think coding is essential to your occupation?

Yes 9
No 51

Q 11. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being nothing and 10 being very much, how much do you think you know about coding?

1 13
2 8
3 9
4 11
5 5
6 5
7 2
8 6
9 0
10 1

 

12. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the least and 10 the most, how much do you think you know about the following codes?

Question
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
not answered
caesar subsitution
47
1
1
2
1
0
1
1
1
4
1
enigma
48
2
2
0
3
1
0
0
1
2
1
playfair
49
3
3
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
2
quantum
52
2
1
0
2
0
0
2
0
0
1
transposition
48
2
1
1
2
0
0
0
1
5
0

 

13. If you know about coding and cryptography, how and from where/who did you know about?

I do not know about coding or cryptography 31
 
books 17
online website 8
friends 4
siblings, parents 3
scouts morse code 2
teachers 2
Workshop 2
forgot 1
movies 1
newspaper 1
school 1
Solo learning 1
things around me 1

14. What do you think our lives will be if coding and cryptography did not exist?

no secrets, lack security 14
low technology (no computers) 12
not answered 9
simpler life (direct, truthful) 8
Nothing 7
Dull, Plain, Empty 5
boring 3
less secure 3
slow warfare ( no morse code) 3
chaotic 2
not convenient 2
cannot do a lot of things 1
difficult life 1
less comfort 1
no entertainment 1
no fun 1
no translation 1
no trust in companies 1
not be same 1
not sure 1
ramdom change in history 1
stupid 1