Hi! I'm an entering senior undergraduate at the Indian Institute of Science. I'm interested in , , , and . Over the summer, I'm reading up on homotopy theory, higher category theory, riemannian geometry, and the theory of L2 invariants.

I just published my first article for Nautilus magazine. It's about near-misses, like the beautiful near-miss polyhedra Craig Kaplan makes and the near-miss that helped mathematicians discover Monstrous Moonshine. I like Kaplan's characterization of a near-miss:
An approximation is “a not-right estimate of a right answer,” Kaplan says, whereas “a near-miss is an exact representation of an almost-right answer.”

Theory Dish, a new joint Theoretical Computer Science blog by Omer Reingold et al from the Stanford Theory group theorydish.blog/


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