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.
- Wealth is More Powerful than Income (3/31/2019) - In the last post, I discussed how wealth and income are mostly interchangeable, as debt allows one to convert income into wealth, and investing allows one to convert wealth into income. I noted one primary advantage of wealth (at least in the United States): income from invested wealth is taxed at about half the rate … Continue reading "Wealth is More Powerful than Income"
- Wealth and Income are (Almost) Interchangeable (2/23/2019) - With the democratic presidential primary elections starting to take shape, financial inequality is one of the biggest issues, if not the biggest issue, being debated. I remember similar arguments during the run up to the 2016 election, which were essentially the entire impetus for Bernie running for president. I also remember a specific conversation I … Continue reading "Wealth and Income are (Almost) Interchangeable"
- Internet Fandom and (Self) Gatekeeping (1/22/2019) - There are very few media franchises that I identify as a fan of. This isn’t because there aren’t plenty of things I enjoy, but because in the age of the internet, my perceived barrier to fandom has become incredibly high. I was reminded of this recently while watching a recent episode of Um, Actually, a … Continue reading "Internet Fandom and (Self) Gatekeeping"