March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017
March 19, 2017
I had submitted the text below as a letter to the UNM Daily Lobo a few weeks ago. Apparently they didn’t want it.
March 13, 2017
This week, I’ll be in New Orleans for the American Physical Society’s annual March Meeting. You can keep up with the action either via the conference hashtag (#apsmarch), or my Twitter and Instagram accounts.
January 29, 2017
One aspect of the aftermath of President Trump’s successful election campaign which I find fascinating is the notion of “fake news”. A quick Google Trends search indicates the topic has become quite popular as of late, especially in the United Sta...
December 26, 2016
Some books I read this year and think you might like to check out.
December 09, 2016
Part of being an academic is travel. Often, I travel to attend conferences; last month, I had the opportuntity to travel to visit an institution in Australia. Unlike conference travel, the purpose of this trip was mostly to be able to meet up with...
November 18, 2016
Continuing in the vein of reading books about human psychology, I recently finished “Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions”, by Dan Ariely. Ariely is a Professor of of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke. “Pred...
November 02, 2016
If you’re like me, the behavior of other people can sometimes be baffling. How is it that marketing and advertising work so well on us? Why do people choose to do things which, standing as an outsider, we would think they shouldn’t want to do? Or ...
September 18, 2016
Last week, my advisor and I released our first paper together. It also happens to be the first I have ever written. The work, “Behavior of the Maximum Likelihood in Quantum State Tomography”, is available on the arXiv. The paper source file, as we...
August 21, 2016
NOTE: The arXiv surpassed 10000 submissions in October 2016; see the announcement here.