Monthly Archives: February 2013

Where on earth?

Guess in the comments (bonus points for identifying the speaker).

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A quantum PCP theorem?

The first day of the Simons workshop on quantum Hamiltonian complexity brought us two talks on the quantum PCP conjecture. In the first, Dorit Aharonov gave an overview of the conjecture and its relevance for physics, and she discussed recent … Continue reading

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Simons workshop on quantum Hamiltonian complexity

As many of you might know already, Berkeley recently won the competition for the establishment of a Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing. The institute is initially funded for 10 years and will mostly be running semester-long programs in … Continue reading

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Good morning

  More to come.

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TCS+ inaugural seminar

The first TCS+ seminar of the semester just took place today, and I’m happy to report that the delivery went well! The baby has all its fingers and can be seen here.  The parents are still recovering from their emotions … Continue reading

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