The Wind on Your Back

April 20, 2021

I came across a beau­ti­ful exam­ple of sym­me­try recent­ly. Modern times teach­es us to look for­ward to events and to put the past behind…

Five Great Classical Pieces

March 22, 2021

This post was orig­i­nal­ly titled “My Top Five Clas­si­cal Pieces”, but I found it impos­si­ble to enu­mer­ate any five pieces that made…

Effects of Exercise on Triglycerides Levels

February 27, 2021

I received the lab report for my blood work today. Not many sur­pris­es, which is a good thing. The only thing that I noticed was that my…

Git Intuition

January 10, 2021

In this post I want to moti­vate the fun­da­men­tal data struc­tures that under­lie Git. It will not be an in-depth treat­ment — just enough…

2021

January 01, 2021

Goals! Strate­gies! 2021! Com­plete 40 books How did I come up with the number 40? 40 does­n’t sound like a lot, but if you put it in a per…

Representable Functors

December 23, 2020

It took me a long time to grok rep­re­sentable func­tors (Chap­ter 14 of Cat­e­go­ry Theory for Pro­gram­mers), so I hope this post will…