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My blog posts ordered by date. The titles, date, summaries, and key words of a blog are provided per entry.



The Book of Why [Jan 7 2021]
How causality gives us tools to understand the question of cause-and-effect and confounders
##bibliography #causality #diagrams #counterfactual #statistics #graphs ##book ##blog


Othello [Apr 9 2022]
A review of the book Othello and some thoughts on the central conflict
##summary ##book #play #tragedy #racism #boredeom ##blog


X + Y : A Mathematician’s Manifesto for Rethinking Gender [Apr 15 2022]
Book review on an approach of using category theory to decouple and discuss characteristics of gender without conflating the two - great read!
##summary ##blog #review #book #gender #ingressive #congressive #category #theory


The Open Knowledge Standard [Apr 16 2022]
A working proposal on a standard knowledge format for taking notes
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The Picture of Dorian Gray [Apr 19 2022]
Book review on the extreme hedonism, classist privilege, and complete moral collapse written about Dorian Gray
##summary #review #book #hedonism #privilege #corruption #morality #homosexuality ##blog


Personal Perspectives on Faith [May 7 2022]
An evolving note on my perspectives on faith as a practicing Christian
##blog #faith #christianity #nicean #creed


Death of a Salesman [Jul 26 2020]
A wonderful but scathing critique of the American dream as told from the perspective of a low-income, and at times, lower-middle class, American family with the father eking out an existence as a traveling salesman.
##bibliography #capitalism #classic #fiction #satisfaction ##book ##blog

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