mathematics Archive

algorithmsAnalog Solver Could Find the Best Solutions to NP-hard Problems.

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Zoltan Toroczkai and collaborators have been working toward developing a novel analog mathematical approach that will help advance computation beyond the digital framework. They have a mathematical, analog “solver” that can potentially find the best solution to NP-hard problems. NP-hardness …

educationHigher Education is Actually Darwinian

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Many people have not taken advanced math or advanced science. They think education is all about teaching. However, it is a mistake to believe that a smarter or more accomplished professor will be able to teach all students. In math, …

ibmIBM proves a quantum computing advantage over classical

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IBM scientists have mathematically proven that there are certain problems that require only a fixed circuit depth when done on a quantum computer no matter how the number of inputs increase. On a classical computer, these same problems require the …

mathematicsFascinating True Efforts for breaking German Enigma and Lorenz cipher

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There were at least two major things that gave Britain’s codebreakers at Bletchley Park a headstart in breaking the German Enigma code machine. * A German spy defected before the war and gave the French a working military Enigma machine …

mathematicsPatterns found in Prime Numbers

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A new analysis by Princeton University researchers has uncovered patterns in primes that are similar to those found in the positions of atoms inside certain crystal-like materials. The discovery may aid research in both mathematics and materials science. “Prime numbers …

mathematicsA 88 minute tutorial on Programming and Solving with Quantum Computers

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This 88-minute talk by Andrew Helwer, Microsoft, discards hand-wavy pop-science metaphors and answers a simple question: from a computer science perspective, how can a quantum computer outperform a classical computer? Viewers will learn the following: – Representing computation with basic …

blockchainCrypto Invest Summit Review

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The Crypto Invest Summit 2018 in Los Angeles had about 30 presentations or panel discussions. Some of the talks and panels were: Legal and Regulatory Overview, Marketing of ICO, Security vs Utility Tokens and much more. Securitize.io gave a talk …

blockchainTim Draper invests in companies that will create a movement

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Tim Draper was one of the speakers at the Crypto Invest Summit in Los Angeles on May 1, 2018. He and Adam Draper spoke about Why Getting in Early Matters. Tim Draper has described how invests in companies and people …

blockchainFirmo protocol for financial derivatives on the blockchain

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The Firmo protocol executes financial contracts on blockchain technology. Contracts are written using the domain specific language; FirmoLang. FirmoLang provides a secure execution environment for financial contracts on decentralized asset-classes. Similar to software built for airplane coordination, FirmoLang is formally …

aubrey de greyAubrey de Grey improves solution for HadwigerNelson problem

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Aubrey de Grey present a family of finite unit-distance graphs in the plane that are not 4-colorable, thereby improving the lower bound of the HadwigerNelson problem. The smallest such graph that we have so far discovered has 15671585 vertices. Scott …