Dicekeys - Anyone here looked at this interesting idea?

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I was intrigued by the implementation and concepts behind a key generator project by Stewart Schechter. I wonder if anyone here's been looking at it or talking about it.
 
DiceKeys ( https://www.wired.com/story/dicekeys-cryptography/ ) is a fun idea, but of little practical value. I guess if you're worried you might one day suffer a brain injury (or dementia or similar) and have a loved one you trust with your privacy and security, then maybe that is one way to pass on the key to your password vault or similar. It would seem just as easy to write down a password and seal it in an envelope which is maybe then locked in a safe or safety deposit box.
 
I have a brain injury and there were a couple of times when I was unable to remember my master password. It was the same feeling I get when I know there's a word I want to use in a sentence and it's "on the tip of my tongue" but I can't remember the word and have to use a synonym. Using a (nonexistent) synonym wouldn't work with a password, though. Instead, I let muscle memory type it for me, letting my arms and fingers move habitually while simultaneously attempting to recall the password, using that combination of methods to remember and to fix it more permanently in my brain.

Every brain injury is different, though, from what I've heard, and my experience might not be similar to anyone else's.
 
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