Here I will recommend some of the best Korean TV shows for you to enjoy.
This post discusses two forms of representation - Explicit ideas, which can be articulated, and implicit ideas that don't need to take any rigid forms.
Free will is a contradiction in itself, your will is only yours in so far as it is predictable.
A proper understanding of how we think, build models is necessary. In this post I explain what System 1 and 2 are.
Aphants are those who have Aphantasia. They have mindblindness. They can't visualize, their way of imagining is closer to conceptualizing. Are you a aphant? let's find out.
Ze Tian Ji is a brilliant Chinese novel. In this post I talk about the themes that the novel touches on and present my fav excerpts.
Lying can be ordered on the scale of morality - White lies, lies to protect privacy, redirecting conversation topics, learning in a biased way to reinforce beliefs, lying by omission, misrepresentation, falsehoods. That's how I see the spectrum.
A review of some chocolates I recently tried. I try to describe the taste, recommend if you should try them out. Pictures, calories, and weight are cataloged.
Cognitive biases are heuristics build into our brains from the past which might have been useful in the ancestral environment. These are systematic ways in which humans are irrational. It is worth knowing and correcting for them.
Broadly there seem to be patterns of dependence between concepts which I try to explore.
Goodhart's law says "When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure" This idea is pervasive across society where you apply pressure on measures for control purposes. I explain how.
Selected solutions to previous years Linear Algebra questions in the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) - IN (Instrumentation Engineering) paper.
What did Bernard mean when he said “He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches", I would like to believe it was said in a plaintive tone.
Elegant solutions to selected questions from Linear Algebra part of GATE exam.
Did you know these fascinating facts/factoids. Here is a collection curated by me. I have linked to sources.
"The Fifth Science" is a collection of 12 stories. This is my review of the book where I try to highlight my main takeaways.
Using a Markov chain to model the Genshin Impact's gacha system. Find out the probabilities, expected number of wishes, and cost of each character in human currency!
How I set up my website within an hour. A ghost blog with my own custom domain name. This is free for students taking advantage of the credits offered by Microsoft.
What is an abstraction? a concept? a process? a class? Why is it a powerful idea and how pervasive is it in our lives? I hope to try and provide some food for thought.
Can we verify if the cheap TDS meter we bought online actually works at least somewhat? Well yes we can!
A review of the Onyx Boox Note Pro. Is it just an overpriced kindle? Will it be worth it for you? Find out the cool features it brings you in my review of this device.
A list of words I keep using and spending a lot of time thinking about.
Axiomatic is a collection of 18 short stories written by Greg Egan between 1989 and 1992. I highly recommend this for any fan of the hard sci fi genre.
A trip down memory lane. Let's recollect the games, books, movies and shows that my generation loved as kids.
What are the stages of love and the warning signs you feel when you are have a crush? Do we always want what is good for us?