Recorded Talks

Disclaimer: Handwritten notes posted here are what I used for the actual talk, but they were never intended to be seen by the public: most contain unreferenced results, and likely contain errors. These talks can potentially expose you to ideas known to the State of California to cause confusion.


Higher Entropy
Symposium on Categorical Semantics of Entropy ("scsy"); CUNY graduate center; May 13, 2022

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The Secret Topological Life of Shared Information
String Math 2020; July 29, 2020.

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The Joy of Watching your BPS States Grow Up.
Texas A&M High Energy Theory Seminar; September 8, 2014.

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Other Miscellaneous Talks


A Probability Talk That Spaces Out
Arizona State University; Differential Geometry and Control Systems Seminar; Jan. 18, 2018.

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(Dr.) Strangeduality or: how I learned to stop dozing off and learned to love (the) Boolean algebras
Arizona State University; Differential Geometry and Control Systems Seminar; Nov. 4, 2016.

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Morse(t) I listen to this Talk?
Arizona State University; Differential Geometry and Control Systems Seminar; Nov. 11, 2015.

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Functional Equations and DT-invariants from Spectral Networks: Revenge of the m-herds
Emphasis Year Workshop on Rep. Theory, Integrable Systems, and Quantum Fields (Northwestern); May 14, 2014.

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Entanglement is a Global Conspiracy Encoded in a Graded Vector Space
Rutgers NHETC Group Meeting; March 17, 2016

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Big Machinery in Quantum Mechanics: An Intro to Cohomology as a Tool for Quantifying Multipartite Entanglement.
Rutgers NHETC Subgroup Meeting; October 13, 2017.

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Quantum Chern Simons
West Coast Algebraic Topology Summer School (UBC); July 10, 2014.

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This was a talk for a summer school; Lecture 1.4 of the description here.

What is a Formal Derived Stack?
Derived Algebraic Geometry Seminar (UT Austin); March 25, 2015.

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This was a talk for a seminar on Derived Algebraic Geometry co-organized by Richard Derryberry and Aaron Royer. Details and references can be found here.

Bethe Subalgebras, counting, and integrability
Geometry and String Theory Seminar (UT Austin); March 20, 2013.

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This one weird trick has algebraic functions generating Donaldson-Thomas invariants from home! Sit in this talk to see why!
Kansas State Mathematics M-seminar; November 4, 2014

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Fourier-Mukai: A perspective from the village idiot
Student Seminar on Geometric Langlands (UT Austin); February 17, 2015

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