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“Quantum Statistics: The Performativity of Potentiality and Actuality.”

Come and preview ThesisWorks before it hits the Theatres! Authors Sam Mitchell and Ray Simmonds will be at the Center for the Humanities (Lit 310) from 1:00 to 2:30 pm on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. 127 more words

Dance

Cybersecurity expert warns not enough being done to protect infrastructure

In wake of the widespread Sony hack, cybersecurity is grabbing headlines. According to Steve Mustard, industrial cybersecurity expert at the International Society of Automation, inadequate training and a culture of complacency among many owners and operators of critical infrastructure are significantly raising the risks of highly damaging cyberattack throughout the world. 300 more words

Business Briefs

Scientists Are Beaming Over Quantum Teleportation Record: Video

A new distance record has been set in the strange world of quantum teleportation.

In the record-setting experiment, the quantum spin of a light particle was teleported 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) across an optical fiber, making the operation the farthest… 322 more words

Nanotechnology

A Clockwork Strontium: The Future of Timekeeping

In early 2014, a new atomic clock was unveiled at JILA, a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). 458 more words

History

Sue the State

Sue the State for not allowing you to render your height and weight in centimeters and kilograms on your state-issued driver license or identification card. Your chance of success is not as important as getting their attention. 366 more words

Three Things Agency Heads Must Know About IT Security at Their Agency

Number (1) the greatest challenge at Federal Agencies is perception that information security is solely the responsibility of the Office of Chief Information Officer. FISMA specifically identifies three personnel as responsible parties in the information security program: the agency head, CIO and senior agency information security officer. 674 more words