and some change

  • Catching Us Up to 2018

    Well, it’s been a year since my last blogpost, which caught us up to 2017. Let’s bring us up to speed again, shall we? Here’s the month-by-month highlights once again:

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  • Catching Us Up to 2017

    It’s been a long time since my last real update in July 2014. What’s happened since then? Here’s the highlights, month by month. August 2014: Visited Rose Turck in Springfield IL, had a blast hanging out September 2014: Visited my dad in Eugene OR and helped him move into his new place for the first two weeks or so.

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  • And We're Back!

    The blog has been down for a ~long~ time, as you may have noticed. Most of my personal sites have fallen into various states of disrepair, and I migrated things over to a new server, which took everything down permanently until I found the time to restore things.

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  • Our Summer Family Trip to Europe - Prelude

    Our family flew to Europe this summer for a little over two weeks of vacation time. We ended up visiting Paris and three cities in Italy, for roughly three-four days apiece.

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  • On the Supposed Conflict Between Individual Rights and Communities

    As part of what is hopefully my last term of my undergraduate education, I’m taking a political philosophy course. As part of the general outline of the course, our professor introduced the broad overarching conflict that we’d be studying in several works, one that he phrased as Individual Rights versus Community.

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  • What's Been Going On

    So people who’ve known me for awhile know that I’ve taken a long time to finish undergrad - this spring marks my 12th quarter in my sixth year at the University of Chicago, and along the way I’ve taken two leaves of absence spanning a total of more than a year to work and figure out what’s wrong.

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  • Forecasting Using Seasonal Adjustment Factors

    I just happened upon Analytics Made Skeezy, a blog written by John Foreman, Chief Scientist at MailChimp. He posts every so often detailing various techniques used in analytics, ranging from revenue management using price elasticity estimation to clustering and community detection.

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  • Spring Break 2013 in Chile

    Well this is a few weeks late! My father and I went to Chile for my spring break for about a week - between March 22nd and March 29th - to go hiking in Torres del Paine National Park.

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  • Bit of an update on Animurecs

    It’s been a long time since I talked about this, but I’ve been re-writing Animurecs in PHP, having gotten fed up with feeling like I was working around Rails to get things done.

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  • ECLS-K: A General Overview

    So I’m taking classes this winter and spring; finally on track to finish my BA in math. One of the classes I’m taking is an intro sociology class - one of the overarching goals of the course is to understand the interplay between parenting and education, and how these two factors help children become successful later in life.

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