Category Archives: meta

It happens to everyone…but it’s not fun

A recent post on this blog concerned the posting of our paper MIP*=RE on the arXiv and gave a personal history of the the sequence of works that led to the result. Quite unfortunately (dramatically?) a few weeks after initial … Continue reading

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A Masters project

In a previous post I reported on the beautiful recent result by Natarajan and Wright showing the astounding power of multi-prover interactive proofs with quantum provers sharing entanglement: in letters, . In this post I want to report on follow-up … 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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