Monthly Archives: December 2012

A cultural oasis in the desert. In a remote corner of California’s Mojave desert on the edge of Death Valley National Park, a remarkable solo act featuring the ballerina Marta Becket has played out for over four decades. From: Death Valley and the Northern Mojave by William C. Tweed and Lauren Davis, 2003, Cachuma Press. […]

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Engineer, Applied Mathematician, Entrepreneur, and Teacher extraordinaire. [Update: November 20, 2014 – Professor Kailath was honoured with the National Medal of Science for 2014 by President Obama at a White House ceremony this morning.] Professor Thomas Kailath, doyen of Communication Engineering and Information Theory, is currently the Hitachi America Professor Emeritus of Engineering at Stanford […]

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