A NOTE ON NON-AMENABILITY OF B(ℓp) FOR p = 1, 2

@inproceedings{Ozawa2004ANO,
  title={A NOTE ON NON-AMENABILITY OF B(ℓp) FOR p = 1, 2},
  author={Narutaka Ozawa},
  year={2004}
}
This is an expository note on non-amenabilty of the Banach algebra B(lp) for p = 1, 2. These were proved respectively by Connes and Read via very different methods. We give a single proof which reproves both.