//
archives

Bounded in a Nutshell

This tag is associated with 11 posts

Small Wins Big (or Micro-Machines Made Marvelous)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – As if to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the great Sixties Sci-Fi classic FANTASTIC VOYAGE, the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir … Continue reading

“Madder” Matter Makes Killing in Stockholm (or Cold Cats Clinch Prize in Sweden)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – The 2016 Nobel Prize for Physics was announced. David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded the coveted honors for their work on “exotic states of matter” … Continue reading

Entangled with Enlightened Enterprises (or Quantum Mechanics 101)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – If there was ever a springboard for BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL, it were these panel discussions during the WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL in the summer of 2008. Specifically: The … Continue reading

Pixel Paranoia (or How To Combat the Oncoming Robot Apocalypse)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – Full disclosure: I miss my flip phone. I accept the world changes and you must change with it, but I have never found the smart-phone nearly as satisfying … Continue reading

Let’s Go Get “Rosetta Stoned” (or How to Make the Perfect Vodka Martini in Honor of the Rosetta Spacecraft…& Tolstoy)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – 2016 has truly been the YEAR OF THE COMET for me. It all started with Tolstoy in February and seems to be concluding with the Rosetta spacecraft in … Continue reading

The Empire Strikes “Blah” (or How To Fight Depression via the Wisdom of Yoda, Di Stefano, and the Bible)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – One of my first cinematic memories is Yoda. And a box of whoppers. (The whoppers aren’t important. I’m just giving the story color.) My mom took me out … Continue reading

The Doctor Made House Calls (or How to Survive a Dysfunctional Childhood through Interstellar Television)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – I can’t help it. I still check phone-booths and wardrobes to make sure they’re empty. Just. In. Case. Blame PBS and the BBC. A quite ordinary-looking phone-booth mysteriously … Continue reading

Getting Strung Out (or Where Physicists Fear to Thread)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – My first serious introduction to string-theory was 1999’s THE ELEGANT UNIVERSE by the incomparable Brian Greene (side note: I may have “star-fucked” Brian drunk one night during the … Continue reading

The cat’s out of the (entangled) bag (or Tales of a “Particle” Pussy)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – Digital Trends is celebrating their 10th Anniversary with a fantastic piece by Brad Jones dealing with advances in quantum computing. The accompanying video posted in the article is … Continue reading

I Like My “Models” with “Curves” (or the Grandfather Paradox)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (help us BUILD A NUTSHELL HERE) – It was the boogey man in almost every time-travel story I remember. The “Grandfather Paradox.” The hypothetical scenario where a time traveler could go back in time and … Continue reading

November 2018
M T W T F S S
« Aug    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Follow us on Twitter

Flickr Photos

Facebook
Digg
Reddit
StumbleUpon
Tumblr
Pinterest