Special journal issue, Simons videos, hiatus return

Some announcements: First, the book serialization will start back up again on Monday; stay tuned. Second, 22 videos from the Simons Symposium are now available. Third, there will be a special issue of Theory of Computing devoted to analysis of Boolean functions (see below announcement); please submit your good papers!

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This blog will go on hiatus for the summer (except for responding to comments). See you in September.

Various notes

Russell Impagliazzo, Cris Moore, and Alex Russell just posted their new proof of the sharp form of the “Level 1 Inequality” (AKA Talagrand’s Lemma, AKA Chang’s Lemma). It’s completely beautiful, and basically 3 lines long. What’s doubly cool is that they pretty much came up with it on the spot during a lecture on the [...]