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Where has the Time Gone?

Hello 2016! As WordPress politely informed me today, it’s been 8 months since my last post! 8 months! Where has the time gone? I would say I’m again making a New Year’s resolution to blog more, but it’s no longer … Continue reading

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Four Weddings And A Puzzle

Originally posted on Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP:
An unusual voting problem? “Four Weddings” is a reality based TV show that appears in America on the cable channel TLC. Yes a TV show: not a researcher, not…

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Paper and Puzzle a Day 6

It’s been a while since I posted a paper and puzzle since I last made a blog post on a paper and puzzle. Other things have been occupying my time, but hopefully, I’ll be going back to my usual schedule … Continue reading

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John and Alicia Nash, 1928,1933–2015

Originally posted on Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP:
Our condolences Awesome Stories source John Nash and his wife Alicia were killed in a taxi accident on the New Jersey Turnpike Saturday afternoon. They were on their way…

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A Tighter Grip on Circuit Depth

Originally posted on Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP:
The polynomial hierarchy is infinite for a random oracle Benjamin Rossman, Rocco Servedio, and Li-Yang Tan have made a breakthrough in proving lower bounds on constant-depth circuits. It came…

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“What is math for?”

“¡Un teorema, eso sí que es para siempre!” “A theorem-that really is forever!” A great and very accessible talk on giving an answer to the question, “What is math for?” Very funny and entertaining. If the goal was to illustrate … Continue reading

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