Humans are awesome. We're these less-furry apes that have made this floating rock our bitch. We've turned the blue water, green plants, and brown rocks…
I've changed my mind. Or more accurately, refined it. "Assuming you're going to win" is a decent heuristic for determining what games you want to play…
Read an awesome blog post from swyx about meta-creators, which really got me thinking. With the proliferation of tech twitter, comes a whole host of…
Just migrated my blog to Ghost. I held off for a long time, because the asshole, DIY, egotistic developer in me would never let myself use something I…
There’s so much pressure for undergrad computer science students to land an internship. So there’s a lot of advice on how to get them. Optimize your…
Goals define us. An NBA player wants to win basketball games. A chef aims to make good food. A cop tries to catch bad guys. A dirty cop might not. Your…
For those who haven’t read Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, it’s about a father and a son who travel across the US on a…
Last year I took a course at Rice called Ethics and Accountability in Computer Science. As you might guess, it was a discussion-based class covering the…
I was inspired by this Reddit post about visualizing the internship search. So as I graduate next semester, I thought it would be cool to look back on…
Picasso was having a drink in a restaurant – probably a traditional French pavement cafe. An admirer recognised him and exclaimed “Oh my goodness, are…
No such thing as a life that's better than yours No such thing as a life that's better than yours (Love yours) No such thing as a life that's better…
In L.F. Baum’s Wizard of Oz, the Wizard fools everyone by creating a vision of himself to look powerful. He does this by using a set of controls while…