Strongly Connected Components Episode 37: Scott Aaronson

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Samuel Hansen is joined by Scott Aaronson, Professor of Computer Science at MIT. Their covers how Nintendo can lead to a career in theoretical computer science, a clear definition of Quantum Computing and its importance, and finally why a person would wager $200,000 that a P vs. NP proof was false. Scott Aaronson also writes a very cogent and wonderful blog, is the mind behind Complexity Zoo, and has many more interesting things available on his website. Download this Episode Subscribe in iTunes(and leave us a review) Follow @acmescience on twitter too!

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