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.
- The Marginal Cost of Driving a Mile (8/3/2019) - For car owning Americans, vehicle expenses will almost always take up a significant portion of the monthly budget. Cars cost less than housing, and might cost less than food, healthcare, or childcare depending on specific circumstances, but they cost more than pretty much everything else. Since the great majority of American households (~90%) own cars, … Continue reading "The Marginal Cost of Driving a Mile"
- Variations on Capture The Flag (7/8/2019) - Even though the arrival of summer no longer corresponds to a long break from school/work for me, it still reminds me of the weeks spent at summer camp when I was growing up. In my elementary school years, one of my favorite games to play at camp was capture the flag (CTF). There’s something deeply … Continue reading "Variations on Capture The Flag"
- Perception vs. Statistics on the Hearthstone Ranked Ladder (6/3/2019) - When Hearthstone, Blizzard’s take on a collectible card game, first came out, I was hooked. It tapped into my nostalgia for all the Magic: The Gathering I played when I was younger, but offered a much smoother playing experience than what was available for other online “card” games at the time. I played for a … Continue reading "Perception vs. Statistics on the Hearthstone Ranked Ladder"