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.
- 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"
- 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"