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Laura McLay
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Physicists on CS: "Programming, what if it's all just a fad?" https://twitter.com/lauramclay/status/456608860174680066
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Everything is a fad if you consider a large enough time scale? :)

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Mark your calendars for the 2015 @INFORMS ICS Conference, January 11-13, 2015 in Richmond, VA http://go.vcu.edu/2015ics  #ics2015rva
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New blog post: in which I learn that people prefer waiting for elevators than efficiency http://punkrockor.wordpress.com/2014/01/15/in-which-i-learn-that-people-prefer-waiting-for-elevators-than-efficiency/
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Just discovered "LOL My Thesis,"  a tumblr site with one sentence descriptions of dissertation topics. This is is about a Medieval Studies dissertation from  The University of Leeds:
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As an INFORMS member, you can add yourself to our "Find an Analytics Consultant" Database. Make sure you are taking advantage of this valuable member benefit! http://ow.ly/shPPE
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Here is a news clip about perfect bracket probabilities on NBC 15 in Madison. The obsessive fan got a lot more time than me and my discussion of probability, but hey, I won't complain about math making the news (: 
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Are you excited about the Winter Games? Are you excited about the subjective scoring schemes?
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AFAIK that's one of the main reasons squash was (again) refused for next summer olympiad: the (subjective) role of the referee is considered to hinder "spectators' enjoyment"…

Too bad this isn't retroactive for currently olympic sports

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I'm looking forward to speaking at the German OR Society conference (-:
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some of our invited speakers are on google+ +Michael Trick  +Laura McLay +Jean-François Puget +Rakesh Vohra 
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Oh wow lots of people heading there :) I still need to plan my conference strategy for this year (including Barcelona...). Don't think I'll be making it to Germany though...

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At the end of last semester, I took my graduate level course on stochastic processes for a tour of the Babcock Dairy Hall, a campus dairy facility that makes numerous dairy products and has an obse...
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New blog post: turn your iPad into a tablet using PDF Expert http://punkrockor.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/turn-your-ipad-into-a-tablet-using-pdf-expert/
At my last university, I used a Windows Journal PC tablet for teaching, and I absolutely loved it. To cut down on costs, I researched alternatives for my first class at the University of Wisconsin-...
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Nice. I am a fan of PDF Expert as well, although I've not used the annotations as extensively as you have! It's great for signing documents though.
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