Category Archives: Health

Why medicine needs scirate.com

Defenders of the traditional publishing model for medicine say that health-related claims need to be vetted by a referee process. But there are heavy costs. In quantum information, one might know the proof of a theorem (e.g. the Quantum Reverse … Continue reading

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Fighting tuberculosis with BB84

Tuberculosis (TB) has been with humans for millenia, infects 1 in 3 people worldwide and kills almost 2 million people per year.  BB84 is everyone’s favorite information-theoretically secure key expansion system, and is secure at bit error rates up to … Continue reading

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A Curmudgeon's and Improv's Guide to Outliers: Introduction

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Posted in Extralusionary Intelligence, Health, Neologista, Off The Deep End, Read You Tweed, Society | 6 Comments