Category Archives: Art

To cheer you up in difficult times 35 combined with Test Your Intuition 48: Alef’s corner – Jazz and Math

Test your intuition: What is the true title of this drawing?

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Alef’s Corner: QED (two versions)

QED:  Version 2    

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Dream a Little Dream: Quantum Computer Poetry for the Skeptics (Part II, The Classics)

Quantum poetry for the skeptics had long roots, and, also here, Peter Shor along with Jennifer Shor had a pioneering role. Volker Strassen’s response is the earliest poem known to me on the skeptics’ side. We will start with Jennifer … Continue reading

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Dream a Little Dream: Quantum Computer Poetry for the Skeptics (Part I, mainly 2019)

Stars shining bright above you, Night breezes seem to whisper “I love you” Birds singing in the sycamore tree. Dream a little dream. (YouTube) Greetings from NYC everybody! Peter Shor pioneered (Nov 26, 2019) quantum poetry for the skeptics over … Continue reading

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Alef’s corner: Mathematical research

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To Cheer You Up in Difficult Times 28: Math On the Beach (Alef’s Corner)

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Alef Corner: ICM2022

Alef’s new piece for ICM 2022 will surely cheer you up!

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Alef’s Corner

After Picasso 1955. Happy Passover to all our readers. More from Alef’s corner

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To cheer you up in difficult times 18: Beautiful drawings by Neta Kalai for my book: “Gina Says”

In 2009 I wrote a book “Gina Says” that appeared here on the blog, about the adventures of “Gina” in the blogsphere. In 2017 the book (edited and shortened a little) appeared in “world scientific.” The most important additions were … Continue reading

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To cheer you up in difficult times 16: Optimism, two quotes

A timely quote “If there’s so much shit around, there has to be a pony somewhere.” Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things and Give me a couple of years free from other duties, and I shall complete the task … Continue reading

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