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Valentine Kabanets (Simon Fraser University) gave a two-part tutorial presentation on the Power of Distinguishing Simple from Random, at the Simons...

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For the first time in a decade, we have completely updated the look and feel of our website. Many thanks to our visitors, whose feedback over the...

Rafael Pass (Cornell Tech and Tel Aviv University) gave a two-part tutorial presentation on Cryptography and Kolmogorov Complexity, at the Simons...

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| Cryptography, Privacy & Security

Rafael Pass (Cornell Tech and Tel Aviv University) gave a two-part tutorial presentation on Cryptography and Kolmogorov Complexity, at the Simons Institute's Meta-Complexity Boot Camp.

Greetings from Berkeley. I hope 2023 is off to a great start for you. To kick off the new year, we’ve relaunched our Simons Institute website with an updated look and feel.

Rahul Ilango (MIT) gave a two-part tutorial presentation on the Quest for Hardness of Meta-Complexity: Progress, Barriers, and Next Steps, at the Simons Institute's Meta-Complexity Boot Camp.

Valentine Kabanets (Simon Fraser University) gave a two-part tutorial presentation on the Power of Distinguishing Simple from Random, at the Simons Institute's Meta-Complexity Boot Camp.

For the first time in a decade, we have completely updated the look and feel of our website. Many thanks to our visitors, whose feedback over the years has given us insight into how to optimize the user experience online.

The Simons Foundation in New York is providing annual grants to the country’s chemists, biologists, physicists and mathematicians.

Simons Institute Associate Director Sandy Irani is one of 57 ACM members who have been named 2022 ACM fellows. ACM bestowed this honor on her for her "contributions to the theory of online algorithms and quantum complexity theory."

This month, we part with our Fall 2022 program visitors, and we are preparing to welcome our Spring 2023 visitors. We bid our visitors goodbye and thank them for a highly engaging semester both intellectually and socially.

| Natural & Social Sciences

Quantum computing has been an important research theme at the Simons Institute since our founding in 2012. At our first public event, a Symposium on Visions of the Theory of Computing, John Preskill (Caltech) gave a presentation on Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier.

| Engineering & Technology, Natural & Social Sciences

The Simons Institute’s Quantum Industry Day 2022 brought together scientists from academia and industry for discussions on the future of quantum computing. We’re delighted to share a playlist of the day’s talks with you.