The nice logo of MCqMC 2016 was a collection of eight series of QMC dots on the unit (?) cube. The organisers set a competition to identify the principles behind those quasi-random sets and as I had no idea for most of them I entered very random sets unconnected with algorithmia, for which I got an honourable mention and a CD prize (if not the conference staff tee-shirt I was coveting!) Art Owen sent me back my entry, posted below and hopefully (or not!) readable.
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It was Friday night, and I caught myself walking fast towards a class I am already 15 minutes late for. On the way to this class, I was repeatedly mumbling to myself “What am I doing?”, “This is all a mistake” and “I want to quit” on shuffle repeat, with the occasional expletive here and there. 1,032 more words