Monthly Archives: January 2013

TCS+ online seminars

You heard it here first — a new series of online seminars! For those of you who know, we got inspiration from the great Q+ seminars run by Daniel Burgarth and Matt Leifer. Without further ado, here is the announcement: … Continue reading

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QIP wrap-up

*** 13/1/29 update: From successful rump session talk to 15-page (well, ok, 7 of which are taken up by a sample factored prime number) arXiv paper in no time: see arXiv:1301.7007 for a paper version of John Smolin’s talk I … Continue reading

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QIP 2013, Day 1

So the news already broke that I was in Beijing to attend this year’s QIP…and now I’m trying to fight jet-lag by writing a half-coherent post about the first day of the conference. Let’s see if it works out. Of … Continue reading

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Where on earth?

Guess. PS1: This is modeled on a very nice series that’s been running for years now at http://www.berkeleyside.com/tag/where-in-berkeley/. Of course this post is easy, but just as berkeleyside did I’ll try to put some tougher ones up in the future! … Continue reading

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The least stressful job

Quite a bit of a commotion was generated in academic circles by the publication a couple days ago of a somewhat absurd piece The Least Stressful Jobs of 2013 at Forbes.com, written by Susan Adams. Of course with such a title … Continue reading

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