Category Archives: Computer Science



Tweets in Space – Artist Beams Tweets to Alien Planet

Performance artist Scott Kildall is planning on sending Tweets (maybe yours!) to a nearby exoplanet 20 light years away, thereby finally allowing whatever alien lifeforms might possibly live there to finally lead fulfilling lives. You see, one of Twitter’s Core Values is to “Reach Every Person on the Planet.” of course, Kildall has teen this… Read More



So Obvious It Hurts

Some things are just so obvious it hurts: “The amount of error a topological quantum computing system can sustain corresponds to how many interactions in the underlying spin glass can be frustrated before the material stops being ferromagnetic.” I mean, come on, duh! http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/news/feature-stories/2011/overcoming-quantum-error/