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Comic for February 18, 2019

Dilbert - February 19, 2019 - 12:59am
Categories: Geek

Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs

BBC Technology News - 1 hour 3 min ago
UK intelligence chiefs reportedly conclude the Chinese tech giant Huawei can bid for telecoms projects.

Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

BBC Technology News - 5 hours 54 min ago
The "sophisticated" activity follows an intrusion on parliamentary servers, PM Scott Morrison says.

Dance Your PhD’s 2018 winner mixes superconductivity and swing dancing

Ars Technica - 6 hours 44 min ago

Cooper pairs and impurities come to life in a superconductor and dance their little particle hearts out in Pramodh Yapa's "Superconductivity: The Musical."

Pairs of swing-dancing electrons do the Lindy Hop in "Superconductivity: The Musical," the winning video for this year's geektastic Dance Your PhD contest. Pramodh Yapa, a graduate student at the University of Alberta, Canada, beat out roughly 50 other entries for the interpretive dance based on his master's thesis, "Non-Local Electrodynamics of Superconducting Wires: Implications for Flux Noise and Inductance."

The Dance Your PhD contest was established in 2008 by science journalist John Bohannon, and is sponsored by Science magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Bohannon told Slate in 2011 that he came up with the idea while trying to figure out how to get a group of stressed-out PhD students in the middle of defending their theses to let off a little steam. So he put together a dance party at Austria's Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, including a contest for whichever candidate could best explain their thesis topics with interpretive dance.

Science kicked in a free one-year subscription as a reward. It was such a hit, Bohannon started getting emails asking when the next such contest would be. And Dance Your PhD has continued ever since. There are four broad categories: physics, chemistry, biology, and social science, with a fairly liberal interpretation of what topics fall under each.

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