Lost posts, alas

Due to a complex double failure, old posts were lost about 9 months ago, and while I’ve reconstructed a couple from network caches, I’ve given up on efforts to reconstruct old blog entries from remnants. However, I will be posting new material, largely focused on ideas I’m exploring outside of

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What matters is not who

One of my grad students (whom I won’t embarrass here) just introduced me to a new UROP student as a fount of Internet know-how by saying that I “invented UDP”.   This just seemed odd to me.  Perhaps because our culture is so oddly focused on “who” and ignoring the more

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