Welcome to my blog, where I share thoughts on various topics that I have varying levels of expertise in. I started this blog because it was a requirement for MIT Massive (which also spurred me to make a personal website in the first place), so many of the posts are related to education. Now that the class is over, I’ve branched out a bit in terms of content matter. I’ve written some posts on:
You can also see snippets of my most recent posts below.
- Effective ROI for investments with recurring costs/earnings (5/25/2018) - Edit: I finally found the existing term for the idea I was exploring in this post. Basically, this post was an exercise in re-deriving Internal rate of return (IRR) and giving it a worse name and acronym. In my last post, I discussed how to analyze the “investment performance” of buying goods in bulk or … Continue reading "Effective ROI for investments with recurring costs/earnings"
- Calculating ROI of buying in bulk/on sale (11/21/2017) - I recently saw a video on YouTube with advice from Mark Cuban on how to get rich. I found one piece of advice particularly interesting: that buying non-perishable consumable goods in bulk or on sale is going to give you a better return on investment than any traditional investment opportunities (stocks, real estate, etc.). Return … Continue reading "Calculating ROI of buying in bulk/on sale"
- My progress during Season 3 of Rocket League (5/21/2017) - It should be readily evident from some of my other posts that I love Rocket League. I started playing ranked matches during Rocket League’s Season 3 (which ran from June 2016 through March 2017), and towards the end of August 2016 I started tracking my progress in a spreadsheet. I kept track of my skill ratings … Continue reading "My progress during Season 3 of Rocket League"