A Viking ship that was built in 1882 and sailed across the Atlantic, down the Erie Canal, through the Great Lakes and to Chicago for the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893, is currently in need of help. This 76-foot ship, known as The Viking, is currently housed in Geneva at Good Templar Park. . . . → Read More: Vote for the Viking!
A recent article by Neal Koblitz in the Notices of the AMS, titled “The Uneasy Relationship Between Mathematics and Cryptography,” reminds me of the Leo Breiman paper “Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures.” . . . → Read More: Mathematicians vs. Cryptographers
There is a new graphic novel out now called Gods of Asgard, by Eric Evensen. . . . → Read More: New Graphic Novel Gods of Asgard
I have posted my PageRank and Knowledge Discovery talks I gave at IPAM online on my presentations page if you would like to have a look. . . . → Read More: Posted my PageRank and Knowledge Discovery Talks
I am attending a research workshop on knowledge and search engines at UCLA this week (and the next several). The image below is a panoramic shot of the UCLA property (May’s Landing) where we had the kickoff retreat. . . . → Read More: Knowledge and Search Engines Workshop at UCLA