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Garrett Lisi
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Attended University of California, San Diego
Lives in Maui, HI
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This spring, if net metering is approved, the Pacific Science Institute will be wearing a 7kW solar array from http://www.risingsunsolar.com/
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Awesome! Best of luck with that. 
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Life not getting less weird. http://www.e8experience.com/characters.html
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if the author gets a movie deal perhaps you should get a percentage since the back story is obviously based on you...nice homage though.
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House full of friends! Dinner at the Pacific Science Institute.
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Hehe
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Buoy 51101 reported 31.2' @ 17s Wind NW@20k. Kitesurfed mutant Waiehu with seven others. Crazy beautiful wave. Need practice going left.
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Had fun this morning playing in the clouds.
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Maybe string theory is right.
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Really!?
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Terror when a stock trade executed that I didn't make. Confusion when I figured the trade saved money. Then remembered the stop-limit order.
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Equation beauty in this study seems strongly correlated to signal-to-noise ratios: How much unexpected knowledge is conveyed versus how many visually distinct characters convey it.
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New swell and only ten people in the water... Love surfing during the stupor bowl.
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Many excellent Edge essays this year -- this one by +Eric Weinstein  is my favorite: http://edge.org/response-detail/25547
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In software, "so hard that no one can think of a credible alternate" almost never means the problem is really that hard. More often it indicates that enough human-created noise has crept into and multiplied within its formal structure to make it fractally complex. Refactoring the Standard Model, with deep respect to its superb predictions and aggressive indifference to its current form, may be appropriate.
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Base jumping off the ivory tower.
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Maui, HI
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Los Angeles, CA - San Diego, CA - Incline Village, NV - Frisco, CO
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surfer-physicist
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I'm an unusual physicist. After getting my Ph.D. from UC San Diego, I moved to the island of Maui to find an optimum balance between surfing and pursuing my own theoretical research. While pulling at a loose thread in the foundation of Quantum Field Theory, I soon found myself looking at the most beautiful unified model of particle physics anyone had ever seen. My story and work have been featured at TED, in Outside Magazine, The New Yorker, and recently in Scientific American.
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Made Brian Greene jealous.
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  • University of California, San Diego
    physics
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    physics and math
  • The Cate School
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