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Archives for November, 2009

Geek Synth

It’s like, nearly, a genre (via Martin Schwarz): I once saw a talk where Bill Nye said “systematic directed genocide.”

Glorious Dawn Record

I get a lot of press releases forward to me which usually get forwarded directly into my gmail archive. But this one I’m happy to pass along: Third Man Records is releasing A Glorious Dawn. You know the Carl Sagan remix (w/ guest appearance of the Hawkmeister) that I’ve been looping over and over again…

A Tactic Named Sue

A puppet commenter informs me that El Naschie is suing Nature. El Naschie, you may remember, was the journal editor of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals who was accused of not reviewing his own papers in the journal. To be expected, I suppose. But the

Seattle Signs

Not helpful: In Seattle if a road bends ever so slightly you are on a new street, but the above is…confusing.

Living the Relativistic Life

Over the summer I started running a not so insignificant amount: 6 miles in the morning on the weekdays and 10 to 15 miles on the weekends (insert commenter telling me why this is wrong.) So, one or two or more hours out running around beautiful Seattle (My favorite route is Queen Anne to Fremont…

12th Annual SqUiNT, Feb 18-21 2010

SqUinT will be held in Santa Fe, NM from Feb 18-21, 2010. The submission page is now open and available at http://panda.unm.edu/SQuInT. Note that speakers outside the network should contact the organizers if they wish to inquire about attending. It’s an El Nino year, so New Mexico should have some good snow this year

TQC 2010 First Announcement

The 5th Conference on the Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography has put up its first announcement. It will be held at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, from 13th – 15th April 2010. The first upcoming deadline to be aware of is the submission deadline of Monday January 4, 2010: The 5th Conference…

Where Quantum Computing Theory Is Done

Update 4/5/09: The wandering Australian does an analysis by institution. Today, because I have way to many deadlines fast approaching, I needed to waste some time (procrastineerering), I decide to take a look at the last years worth of scited papers on the quant-ph section of scirate.com. The question I wanted to investigate is where…