hweimer writes: "In leading up to the European Union summit deciding on its future budget, 130,000 scientists (including 44 Nobel laureates) are warning against cuts on the research budget. In 2006, EU research funding was already slashed by 30%, much more than cuts to sectors such as agriculture or infrastructure development. If you are a scientist, there is still time to join the open letter to the EU member states governments."
hweimer writes: If you ever wanted to know what a quantum computer sounds like, here's your chance! I have created two musical pieces that contain musical representations of Grover's search and Shor's factorization algorithms, using nothing but my Perl skills and an open source quantum computer simulator.