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Quantum in the wild

Sometimes quantum appears out of nowhere when you least expect it. From the September 2, 2018 edition of the New York Times Magazine.

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Un-renunciation

Can pontiffs un-retire (un-renunciate)?  I mean, I retired from being a pontiff way before it was cool.  But now the sweet siren call of trying to figure out whether there is really a there there for noisy intermediate scale quantum … Continue reading

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Hazards of “Shut up and calculate”

Three quantum physicists show why no interpretation is the worst.

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Cosmology meets Philanthropy — guest post by Jess Riedel

My colleague Jess Riedel recently attended a conference  exploring the connection between these seemingly disparate subjects, which led him to compose the following essay.–CHB People sometimes ask me what how my research will help society.  This question is familiar to … Continue reading

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LTCM Video

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Technical Analysis as an Indicator

Personally I’m very skeptical of technical analysis, but that’s just because I am skeptical of easy answers. But try to parse this article over at bloomberg titled “Stock Charts Fail Forecast Test in Complete S&P Miss.”

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Ponzi Of a Billion Dollar Kind

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Winners and Loser Among Hedge Funds

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Signs of the Apocalypse: Google Finance Edition

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Markets

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