Proof – all the info, in one place!

Proof is a play about mathematicians. Who better to play mathematicians than mathematicians? (And scientists, engineers, medical professionals, science writers, and more!) Our cast of STEMM professionals will be performing Pulitzer and Tony winner Proof, about the struggles of math, education, and mental illness. After the show, you'll get to hear from the cast about what …

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It’s 2017, where’s my cyborg?

Last week my lab mate James and I gave a talk at the Pacific Science Center on the present and future of brain-computer interfaces. It was pretty rad. I'm sorry we missed you there (unless you came, in which case thanks for finding my website!) but you can still check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVOYpDWT8Qk and …

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Books in Review, November 2016

It's November. You know what that means? Overly enthusiastic statistics on my reading habits are just ONE MONTH AWAY! This year featuring the inaugural year-on-year reading report! (And my sample sizes are large enough that my statistics will be reasonable!) I'm also pleased to report a monthly milestone: in November, I passed my 2015 page …

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Books in Review, September 2016

It's all sequels or things that will eventually have sequels this month. The genres I tend to read - fantasy/scifi/specfic (the boundaries are increasingly blurry), mysteries - seem to have a higher proportion of series than literary fiction does. On a related side note, I really do not like the term "genre fiction," which means basically …

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