Theoretically Speaking is a lecture series highlighting exciting advances in theoretical computer science for a broad general audience. Events are held at the David Brower Center in Downtown Berkeley, and are free and open to the public. No special background is assumed.
- Can the Brain's Structure Reveal Its Function, Theoretically Speaking?
Jeff Lichtman (Harvard University)
- Black Holes, Firewalls, and the Limits of Quantum Computers
Scott Aaronson (University of Texas at Austin)
- Finding Hay in Haystacks: The Power and Limits of Randomness
Avi Wigderson (Institue for Advanced Study, Princeton)
- "Error error error correcting correcting correcting codes codes codes"
Mary Wootters (Stanford University)
- Mapping the Online World: Social Connectedness in the Digital Age
Jon Kleinberg (Cornell University)
Cryptography: From Mathematical Magic to Secure Communication
Dan Boneh (Stanford University)