I will briefly describe some recent progress in the microscopic understanding of the entropy of certain AdS black holes. I will show how within eleven dimensional supergravity one can compute the logarithmic correction to the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy of certain magnetically charged asymptotically AdS_4 black holes with arbitrary horizon topology. The result perfectly agrees with the dual field theory computation of the topologically twisted index for a large class of 3d Chern-Simons matter theories. I will also discuss some progress relevant for rotating, electrically charged AdS_5 black holes.
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