Monthly Archives: June 2014

Information that deserves attention, 11

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens Climbing China’s Incredible Cliffs Using Neurobridge Biologically inspired models of intelligence How to speak so that people want to listen Quantum Computing 101 Richard Feynman and the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster It’s Complicated: […]

LIQUi|>: A Software Design Architecture and Domain-Specific Language for Quantum Computing

Pronounced as ‘liquid’. This is a talk by Dave Wecker from Microsoft Research explaining latest in quantum research and Microsoft’s accomplishments to date. Following are the links: Video Paper Links Languages, compilers, and computer-aided design tools will be essential for scalable quantum computing, which promises an exponential leap in our ability to execute complex tasks. […]

Information that deserves attention, 10

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Pioneers Welcome Controlling free flight of a robotic fly using an onboard sensor inspired by insect ocelli Alaska Pioneers Welcome YouTube In our industry, we are all pioneers” says BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley in a new video, as he highlights […]

Cryptography Primer Sessions

These are sessions at Microsoft Research by Josh Benaloh. Material is very technical and advanced. Enjoy! Josh Benaloh is a Cryptographer in Microsoft Research Verifiable Voting Links and Resources Benaloh cryptosystem Symmetric Primitives Integral Asymmetric Functions Primes, Elliptic Curves, & Lattices Attacks, Vulnerabilities, & Practical Considerations Tools and Applications Symmetric Primitives http://research.microsoft.com/apps/video/default.aspx?id=212617 Explores symmetric ciphers, […]

Information that deserves attention, 9

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Fusion Energy Explained Undersea Edens: The Majestic South A Brief History of South Africa, with Dave Steward How do we see beneath the surface of tissue with light? Fusion Energy Explained http://youtu.be/N4yWhA1mVxA http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1716 Fusion Energy could change the planet. But what […]

Information that deserves attention, 8

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Brief History and Future Development of Earth System Models: Resolution and Complexity How to Create a Mind Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking Mapping the Brain Inflation: A New Universe is Born Brief History and Future Development of Earth System […]

On Yosemite Falls Trail

Just pics.

Information that deserves attention, 7

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Thermal Touch can turn any surface into a tablet Is the key to consciousness in the claustrum? How Eye Tracking will Revolutionize Device Interaction Skype Translator: Breaking down language barriers Mercedes-Benz TV: The S 500 Intelligent Drive Concept Car Large-scale DARPA-funded […]