1. There’s now a popular article by Lisa Zyga at physorg.com, about my paper with John Watrous on quantum computing with closed timelike curves. On the whole, I think Zyga did an excellent job at getting the facts (such as they are) correct.
2. Challenged ballots in the Coleman vs. Franken race: you be the judge!
3. One of the unfortunate things about not updating your blog often, I find, is that people assume you’re still obsessed with the last thing you blogged about, weeks after you’ve all but forgotten about it. As it happens, I’ve now fully recovered from the joy of the election, and am back to my normal angst-ridden equilibrium. On the other hand, I’ve not yet recovered from the STOC deadline.
4. My quest to become more obamalike in temperament is now officially a failure. I should try it again sometime.