Book Review - Algorithms To Live By

Computers deal with finite time and resources in many of the same ways that humans do. Algorithms to Live By engagingly reviews some of the most successful algorithms developed in computer science, and shows how they can be applied to our lives.

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Book Review - Reasons and Persons

Science is good explanations. The significance of the Enlightenment. The multiverse theory of quantum physics. Optimism for the future and its enemies. Why First Past The Post is actually a great election system.

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Optimal Bet Sizing

I made a tool that tries to help you to optimally size your bets/investments, utilizing the Kelly criterion.

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On Chesterton's Fence

Chesterton’s Fences are important, and very hard to identify/evaluate. With finite time, bountiful stupidity and inflated egos, it is too easy to not look deeply enough at existing ways of doing things and understand why they are the way they are before attempting to “fix” them.

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The Greatest Host

Why humans are likely to be the most diseased organisms on the planet with entire classes of parasites that few other organisms face.

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The Passion Problem

This essay was written for the Benedictus Young Scholar’s Essay Prize on the topic of education reform. With this essay I was one of the three winners of the competition which provided me with the incredible opportunity to travel to Blackfriars Hall at Oxford University. There I had the chance to present my ideas before a research forum of 30 academics and distinguished individuals in the education sphere which was followed by a productive discussion.

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