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Project Euler

"Project Euler exists to encourage, challenge, and develop the skills and enjoyment of anyone with an interest in the fascinating world of mathematics." We all know the importance of training our physical bodies every week, like working out at the gym or going for a run. Making our muscles sore,…
Hyper Exposure

Hyper Exposure

Four pieces of my life aligned recently that kept 17th century western Europe at the forefront of my imagination: Versailles on Netflix, following Louis XIV early in his reign as he moved the French court from Paris to Versailles and built a palace there Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson, about the…
Reflection on my 2016

Reflection on my 2016

Momentous events this year. On the home front, I Got engaged in March Visited Korea in April Celebrated both of my brothers graduating in New York in June Moved in with my fiancée in August Married her in September Witnessed the Northern Lights in Iceland in September Those are the…
Abundance Game

Abundance Game

We are talking about Survivorship Bias. That we only see the ones that survive, and we do not see the potentially magnitudes-greater number of the ones that die. The most famous example is of the WW2 fighter planes that survived, with certain parts showing significant damage; instead of beefing up…