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Excellent *New Yorker* article on North Korea’s offensive cyber capabilities.

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#### Ken Turns 40

Every chess master was once a beginner—Irving Chernev Ken Regan obtained his Ph.D. 40 years ago from Oxford, in complexity theory, advised by Dominic Welsh. Ken...

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#### Summing Up the Primes

Given the millennia that people have contemplated prime numbers, our continuing ignorance concerning the primes is stultifying—Richard Crandall and Carl Pomerance...

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#### Scott Wins a Prize

Quantum mechanics makes absolutely no sense—Roger Penrose Scott Answers Big Questions source Scott Aaronson has just been named the 2020 ACM Prize in Computing...

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#### Wobble in the Standard Model

Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future—Niels Bohr Boston Globe “Uncertainty” source Lisa Randall is a professor of theoretical physics...

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#### All The News That Fits We Print

The New York Times is a great newspaper: it is also No Fun—Molly Ivins The Gray Lady, as the New York Times is usually called, believes in her real slogan: All...

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#### Congrats Avi and Laci on the Abel Prize

The joy of knowing, understanding, and creating is common to all the sciences.—Vera Sós. Dorit Aharonov is a researcher in quantum computation. She was a Ph.D....

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#### Moby Dick Meet Theory

People seem to be afraid of mathematics. And I think that’s such a shame, because I don’t think it’s as hard as people seem to think it is. —Heidi Hammel Sarah...

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#### Closing an Erdős Problem

Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.—Tina Fey Daniela Kühn is the Mason Professor...

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#### Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2021

May the best day of your past be the worst day of your future. Purchased from Etsy Neil L. is a Leprechaun. He has been visiting me or Ken once every year since...

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#### Hilbert’s Tenth Again

I think it’s never too late to start anything, except maybe being a ballerina. — Wendy Liebman Marta Sved was a Hungarian mathematician who in 1930 moved to Down...

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#### Hilbert’s Tenth Again

I think it’s never too late to start anything, except maybe being a ballerina. — Wendy Liebman Mujeres Con Ciencia source Marta Sved was a Hungarian mathematician...

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#### Making Algorithms Fair

We don’t need to be good. But let’s try to be fair. —Holly Black FairVis source/personal website Jamie Morgenstern is an assistant professor in Computer Science...

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#### Advancing and Counting

Announcing tomorrow’s Women in Data Science workshop, plus a US State Department event for International Women’s Day (also March 8) Santa Fe Inst. external faculty...

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#### Advancing and Counting

Announcing tomorrow’s Women in Data Science workshop (global start tonight 8pm ET), plus a US State Department event for International Women’s Day (also March 8)...

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#### WSJ Meets Group Algorithms

Our whole life is solving puzzles. — Ernő Rubik Cropped from source Jessica Fridrich is a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Binghamton...

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#### New, Old, Ancient Results

Nonexistence theorems and attempts at lower bounds Cropped from src Joshua Grochow is an assistant professor in Computer Science and Mathematics at the University...