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Alan Turing in America
“Beyond the way they speak, there is only one (no two!) features of American life which I find really tiresome. The impossibility of getting a bath in …
Jørgen Veisdal
Feb 15
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Alan Turing in America
“Beyond the way they speak, there is only one (no two!) features of American life which I find really tiresome. The impossibility of getting a bath in …
Jørgen Veisdal
Feb 15
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Richard Feynman on the Distinction between Future and Past
“We have a different kind of awareness about what might happen than we have of what probably has happened” In physicist Richard P. Feynman’s fifth lect…
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Feb 5
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Richard Feynman on the Distinction between Future and Past
“We have a different kind of awareness about what might happen than we have of what probably has happened” In physicist Richard P. Feynman’s fifth lect…
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Feb 5
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The Great Purge of 1933
How Antisemitism Destroyed Mathematics in Germany
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 22
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The Great Purge of 1933
How Antisemitism Destroyed Mathematics in Germany
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Jan 22
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Shannon Ciphers and Perfect Security
A Shannon cipher, named after mathematician Claude Shannon (1916–2001) is a simplified cipher mechanism for encrypting a message using a shared secret …
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 18
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Shannon Ciphers and Perfect Security
A Shannon cipher, named after mathematician Claude Shannon (1916–2001) is a simplified cipher mechanism for encrypting a message using a shared secret …
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Jan 18
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Ramanujan’s First Letter to G.H. Hardy
On or about the 31st of January 1913, mathematician G.H. Hardy of Trinity College at Cambridge University received a parcel of papers from Madras, Indi…
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 11
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Ramanujan’s First Letter to G.H. Hardy
On or about the 31st of January 1913, mathematician G.H. Hardy of Trinity College at Cambridge University received a parcel of papers from Madras, Indi…
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Jan 11
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The Mathematical Center of the Universe
The University of Göttingen (1800–1933)
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 8
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The Mathematical Center of the Universe
The University of Göttingen (1800–1933)
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Jan 8
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Richard Feynman on the Differences between Mathematics and Physics
“I would like to make a number of remarks on the relation of mathematics and physics”
Jørgen Veisdal
Jan 4
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Richard Feynman on the Differences between Mathematics and Physics
“I would like to make a number of remarks on the relation of mathematics and physics”
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Jan 4
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The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
“Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 26, 2019
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The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
“Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”
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Dec 26, 2019
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Richard Feynman on Artificial General Intelligence
In a lecture held by 1965 Nobel Laureate in Physics Richard Feynman (1918–1988) on September 26th, 1985, the question of artificial general intelligenc…
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 10, 2019
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Richard Feynman on Artificial General Intelligence
In a lecture held by 1965 Nobel Laureate in Physics Richard Feynman (1918–1988) on September 26th, 1985, the question of artificial general intelligenc…
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Dec 10, 2019
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The Golden Age of Quantum Physics
The Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons (1927)
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 5, 2019
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The Golden Age of Quantum Physics
The Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons (1927)
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Dec 5, 2019
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A Computability Proof of Gödel's First Incompleteness Theorem
“Any consistent formal system F within which a certain amount of elementary arithmetic can be carried out is incomplete; i.e. there are statements of t…
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Dec 1, 2019
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A Computability Proof of Gödel's First Incompleteness Theorem
“Any consistent formal system F within which a certain amount of elementary arithmetic can be carried out is incomplete; i.e. there are statements of t…
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Dec 1, 2019
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The Envy-Free Cake-Cutting Procedure
How to Ensure Fairness as a Mechanistic Outcome
Jørgen Veisdal
Nov 26, 2019
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The Envy-Free Cake-Cutting Procedure
How to Ensure Fairness as a Mechanistic Outcome
Jørgen Veisdal
Nov 26, 2019
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