Category Archives: News

OK…So, What Do We Do From Here?

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Part of that is, fortunately, because I’ve been busy doing research.  But it’s also because a lot of the issues occupying my brain lately have been overwhelming. With my first trip to Israel … Continue reading

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Bowie In Berkeley

In my last post I gave my little tribute to David Bowie.  Now I want to drop him in Berkeley and see how he’d fare. I spend a lot of time (maybe too much time) thinking about how to navigate … Continue reading

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He’s Told Us Not To Blow It…

…’Cause he knows it’s all worthwhile -Starman (David Bowie) David Bowie meant a lot of things to a lot of people.  I’m trying to find out what he meant to me.  I’m trying to find out how and why his … Continue reading

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Cold Off The Press!

Big news!  It looks like Laci Babai has a quasipolynomial time algorithm for Graph Isomorphism (GI). That is, GI has jumped from the best known algorithm being almost exponential, to being almost polynomial! But, of course, you probably already heard … Continue reading

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