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11/16
Final results of Inter-University Cube Relay 2013-2014. Congratulations to Cal, who with a time of 48.22, became the first institution to win back-to-back! Thanks to everyone who participated, and come again next year!
2013
11/16
Inter-University Cube Relay 2013-2014
11/06
Results from the Negative Time Solving Contest 2013 have been posted! This is the first year I missed this.
11/03
It's that time of the year again! Negative Time Solving Contest 2013.
01/28
And the top three of Inter-University Cube Relay 2012-2013 are...
  1. Cal (Berkeley, CA, USA) 44.61
  2. Northeast Forestry University (Harbin, Heilongjiang, China) 44.72
  3. University of Waterloo [Team A] (Waterloo, Canada) 47.59
Congrats to the winners, and thanks to everyone for participating! Full results.
Fall, 2012
11/24
Inter-University Cube Relay 2012-2013
11/12
Final results of Negative Time Solving Contest 2012. Congratulations to Andrew Kang and Lars Petrus!
11/01
Negative Time Solving Contest 2012 is this weekend in most of North America.
09/01
I'm starting in Stanford's math PhD program. See my department website.
Spring, 2012
05/24
More juggling! Passing and takeouts with Erick Knight, passing with Matt Wise: 8 doubles and 6-count popcorn, 3-count popcorn, 8 singles, 9 (doubles over singles).
03/28
Check out Matt Wise and my WhyNot juggling tutorial, our entry to the 2012 IJA tutorial contest: YouTube, Juggling.tv.
January, 2012
01/29
8-club passing with Matt Wise
01/17
Full results of the 1st World Inter-University Cube Relay
December, 2011
12/22
stats.cubing.net: Unofficial WCA Statistics Website
12/10
Introducing the 1st World Inter-University Cube Relay. Register your team by 12/20.
October, 2011
10/28
Anthony Brooks won Negative Time Solving Contest 2011 with the most negative time of -59 minutes 51.08 seconds. Head over to the finalized results for some impressive achievements and attempts, including a negative-time 4x4 Multi-BLD 4/4 by Chris Hardwick!
10/28
The annual Negative Time Solving Contest 2011 will take place this weekend for many European countries and next weekend in North America. See link for details.
10/17
Princeton Fall 2012 will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University (same venue as this year).
10/08
A story by Tyson Mao: "The Origin of the Mystery Puzzle"
September, 2011
09/25
Some juggling and pictures from Princeton Fall 2011. Results here when finalized.
09/21
Get excited for Princeton Fall 2011 this Saturday!
09/05
Interview with Yu Nakajima
August, 2011
08/23
A Collection of Cubing Curiosities
08/23
COL version of Advanced F2L, in progress.
08/22
Rollover menu. Let me know what you think.
08/19
Registration for Princeton Fall 2011 closes on September 17. Do it now!
08/17
Coming soon: Interview with the 2007 3x3 Speedsolve World Champion, Yu Nakajima.
08/16
I made the final round of 3x3 speedsolve (where I placed last) and 3x3 one-handed at US Nationals 2011. Personal records: 3x3 11.86 average; 3x3 OH 18.xx+ single, 21.98 average. Full results.
08/16
One-question interview by Chris Krueger at US Nationals, in Chinese.
July, 2011
07/25
Stefan Pochmann and the Rubik's Revolution
June, 2011
06/15
Things cubers want non-cubers to understand
06/10
How to learn to speedcube
06/08
I'll be a guest on the CubeCast Podcast's Episode 20 LIVE with co-guests Dan Cohen and David Woner and hosts Andrew Kang and Thom Barlow. Tune in to the stream on Monday, June 13, at 4pm EST.
06/06
I was interviewed for the June 2011 issue of the cube magazine Mirror Reflection Magazine.
06/06
Now (re)hosting David Salvia's Visual CLL and ELL.
06/03
A new look.
06/03
I have a personal website.
Spring, 2011
05/27
Introducing Magic Wondeful.
03/08
Princeton CS MSE Arman Suleimenov featured me on his internet video show, Nameless @ Princeton, with book and website recommendations, etc. Check it out.
02/10
I'm featured on the Princeton University homepage in a video, "Shotaro Makisumi dreams in cubes." Yes, I did the Z-perm wrong. Permanent link.
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