Feb 27 2015

The singularity is coming…

Tag: politicsSariel @ 11:37 pm

So the house extended DHS funding by one week. Previously, the funding was for a year, I assume. So, the funding period just shrank by a factor of (roughly) 50. Next week they are going to extend the funding by 3.3 hours, then followed by funding the DHS for 4 minutes, then the DHS would be funded by 5 seconds, and after that, for all practical purposes, we are going to hit the singularity on this piece of legislation.

Get all the homeland security you can get now, before it hits the singularity…

I just have to wonder where all the grownups are.

The article


Feb 16 2015

I weak reject your weak reject, but I am willing t…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 9:38 am

I weak reject your weak reject, but I am willing to weak accept a weak accept with reservations.


Feb 14 2015

SoCG 2015 accepted papers

Tag: ResearchSariel @ 1:10 pm

With abstracts.


Feb 13 2015

More on the tweeters of doom… http://t.co/61aUuO…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 9:52 am

More on the tweeters of doom… gawker.com/justine-sacco-…


Feb 13 2015

Blame it on a simple tweet of fate… NYTimes: How…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 9:33 am

Blame it on a simple tweet of fate…
NYTimes: How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life
nyti.ms/1zaehJD


Feb 11 2015

3/5.

Tag: TweetSariel @ 9:29 am

3/5.


Feb 09 2015

Just say no…

Tag: SlowySariel @ 11:37 pm

It is annoying when you ask people to referee a paper for a journal, and they do not even answer your email request. It is completely OK to refuse to referee a paper (from I am too busy, to I do not think this work is interesting, or not provide any excuse whatsoever [Sorry, I will not referee this paper.]). Just say no…


Feb 07 2015

The weather is sending mixed messages.

Tag: TweetSariel @ 10:14 am

The weather is sending mixed messages.


Feb 03 2015

Via David Eppstein. Conference deadline search ht…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 6:11 pm

Via David Eppstein. Conference deadline search confsearch.org .


Feb 01 2015

Typos, hypos, typhos, tyros everywhere.

Tag: TweetSariel @ 10:53 pm

Typos, hypos, typhos, tyros everywhere.


Jan 31 2015

It seems many people around here do not know the w…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 12:05 pm

It seems many people around here do not know the word phlegmatic.


Jan 27 2015

Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty of Raping…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 10:45 pm

Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty of Raping Unconscious Student. gawker.com/vanderbilt-foo…


Jan 26 2015

404: Plane not found. http://t.co/au1ATJcpx3

Tag: TweetSariel @ 12:54 pm

404: Plane not found. nbcnews.com/storyline/isis…


Jan 23 2015

Barbara’s cake story (in German): https://t.co/O8g…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 10:54 am

Barbara’s cake story (in German): youtube.com/watch?v=gG62za…
translation: easy-online-german.com/audios_tongue_…


Jan 18 2015

Fantasy tax plan. The only game in town if you are…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 12:24 am

Fantasy tax plan. The only game in town if you are the president, and the opposition control both the senate and the house.


Jan 16 2015

Rejection therapy http://t.co/lLh9PpW8Em

Tag: TweetSariel @ 4:01 pm

Rejection therapy npr.org/blogs/health/2…


Jan 11 2015

When the going get icy, the tough go sliding.

Tag: TweetSariel @ 7:48 pm

When the going get icy, the tough go sliding.


Jan 10 2015

Somebody smart somewhere said something mindboggli…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 2:03 pm

Somebody smart somewhere said something mindbogglingly stupid. Can we just declare its stupid, move on, without analyzing it to death?


Jan 07 2015

Die Antwort Weiss Ganz Allein (Marlene Dietrich)…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 10:54 pm

Die Antwort Weiss Ganz Allein (Marlene Dietrich)
youtube.com/watch?v=CcynRn…


Jan 04 2015

Snow + Taliban = Snaliban. We are currently under…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 2:13 pm

Snow + Taliban = Snaliban. We are currently under unprovoked attack by the Snaliban.


Jan 04 2015

Dead malls… http://t.co/HU16ICBFwE

Tag: TweetSariel @ 9:44 am

Dead malls… nyti.ms/1xrlLue


Jan 03 2015

And all you gotta do is act naturally

Tag: ResearchSariel @ 11:01 pm

UIUC CS department is hiring faculty this year in theory (in the assistant, associate, full, very full, extremely seniorly full, or hyperfull ranks [application to even higher ranks is available upon request]). The deadline is this Monday


Dec 30 2014

Class notes for graduate algorithms class updated

Tag: ResearchSariel @ 9:17 pm

I updated my class notes for the graduate algorithms class. The class notes are here.


Dec 29 2014

Insane with todays technology that passenger plane…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 11:04 pm

Insane with todays technology that passenger planes disappear. They should have location devices on them, and tracked like all cellphones.


Dec 29 2014

Ooopsi. China blocks gmail, and Chinese students t…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 3:27 pm

Ooopsi. China blocks gmail, and Chinese students that applied to grad school using gmail might be out of luck. nytimes.com/2014/12/30/tec…


Dec 28 2014

2230 applications and they all walk on water…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 11:33 pm

2230 applications and they all walk on water…


Dec 24 2014

Time flies when you waste your time.

Tag: TweetSariel @ 4:16 pm

Time flies when you waste your time.


Dec 23 2014

If Jeb Bush is the next president, I suggest renam…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 10:13 pm

If Jeb Bush is the next president, I suggest renaming the USA to Bushnia.


Dec 22 2014

The net & prune paper with Ben Raichel just go…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 6:35 pm

The net & prune paper with Ben Raichel just got accepted to JACM (pending minor revisions). Yay. sarielhp.org/p/12/net_prune/


Dec 20 2014

I liked the movie Frequencies (available on netfli…

Tag: TweetSariel @ 4:18 pm

I liked the movie Frequencies (available on netflix streaming). imdb.com/title/tt241476…


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