Despite the reputation of 2016 as a terrible year, it was pretty good for me on a personal and professional level.
Many of the ideas that were born during my sabbaticall matured this year. Many of my collaborations also flourished.
Well I caught the fever for the 750 GeV excess too. While ATLAS policies prevent me from submitting a paper to the arXiv about a preliminary result, I couldn't help but write up these thoughts on the excess in the context of Supersplit Supersymmetry. Note, they do not represent any …
Recently I've been learning more about docker and all the things it can do for us.
My student Lukas Heinrich has been working on the Recast
project and using docker heavily. In parallel, Tim Head and I have
been talking a lot about projects like binder and everware,
which let …