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Takis Konstantopoulos writes: We live in extraordinary times. Even though there have been several warnings about the dangers of a pandemic, as, for example, Bill Gates’ warning in 2016, many world leaders did not take them into account. Moreover, some countries like the United States reduced their budgets related…

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Modern Applied Probability: a workshop in celebration of Sergey Foss’s 65th birthday, was held May 15–17, 2019, at the International Center for Mathematical Sciences, at The Bayes Centre in Edinburgh, UK. Takis Konstantopoulos reports:   This workshop was organized by two former students (Denis Denisov, University of Manchester, and Seva…

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Introducing Takis Konstantopoulos, one of our Contributing Editors. Takis did his basic studies at NTUA in Greece where he learned a lot about many subjects (“from complex analysis to quantum mechanics, signal processing, control…”) and his MSc (on Lévy’s Brownian motion) and PhD (in stochastic networks) at UC Berkeley.…

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