Archive for February, 2010

I bought an HP tablet PC in Dec 2009, replacing my aging Lenovo (non-tablet) laptop, with the main goal being to be able to make hand-written diagrams, and a secondary goal to read and annotate papers more easily. Taking notes at a recent workshop was one of the first major tasks for which I needed […]


The following is a book review I wrote thanks to a blog-based call for volunteers (technically I got paid with a free book). One of the main themes in the book is a theorem known colloquially as “Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem” for voting, which says that every voting system fails one of three simple axioms: non-dictatorship, […]