Daily Archives: November 23, 2010

From geometry to hedge funds to the theory of computing

  “Mathematical models, miscast as villains in some accounts of the current financial crisis, have been responsible for keeping the hedge funds of at least one carefully watched firm spectacularly profitable. In a classic case of giving back, profits from … Continue reading

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The “binning” of Canadian scientists

I am supposed to participate in a public debate with Isabelle Blain, NSERC’s Vice-President, Research Grants and Fellowships. Topic: Comparison of NSERC Discovery Grant Application Evaluation
 Systems: New and Old Time: Sunday, December 5, 5 PM – 6:20 PM Place: … Continue reading

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