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.
- My Resolutions for 2019 (1/1/2019) - In my last post I referred to my current approach to many of my endeavors as “vague discipline” (perhaps as opposed to “focused discipline”). I’m not sure this is a real phrase, so I figured I would start this post by elaborating on what exactly I mean. If I employ vague discipline in an area … Continue reading "My Resolutions for 2019"
- New Year’s Resolutions (12/30/2018) - I’ve never really made New Year’s resolutions in the past. I’m all for self improvement, and while I’ve made many resolutions over the years related to diet, exercise, personal finance, dental hygiene, etc. that match typical New Year’s resolutions, I never waited until the start of the new year to make them. My attitude has … Continue reading "New Year’s Resolutions"
- 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"