Thursday, January 26, 2012

Laser Cut Litiholo Holographic Plate Holder Take 2

So this time I did an EPS export from Inkscape, then used OS X Preview to convert to PDF, which imported OK into Corel Draw running the Crash Space Epilog laser cutter, and it appears that the geometry was not distorted, hurrah!

[That is a hologram of a mold of my teeth from when I got braces when I was a teenager BTW]

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Linear Algebra for Quantum Computing

Even if you took Linear Algrebra, you might be confused by all the linear operations in Quantum Computing, mainly because the physicists use slightly different notation than mathematicians.

This video from USEQIP 2011 provides a lot of points to help you decipher quantum physics notation: