If you meet me in person, you might notice that I’m carrying around one of these knitting projects. Both projects bear patterns that are imbued with deeper mathematical stories.
Rule 110 Scarf
My first knitting...𓍤
Pilot, the startup I work at, announced our Series B today.
This is really exciting for me. I’ve been here for a little over a year and a half now. I joined right before the Series A, and...𓈵
So when I heard about a graphical...𓅰
Last April, I attended
GaryConf WATCONDeconstruct 2017, got to listen to some excellent speakers, and enjoyed the opportunity to give a talk of my own: Programming Languages as Notations. Here are the slides.
Lately, I’ve been playing around with inventing a visual writing system for lambda calculus.𓁁
Cross-posted from the Khan Academy engineering blog.
If you’re trying to bring the best learning experience to people around the world, it’s important to, well, think about the world.𓊯
I enjoyed reading Andrej Karpathy’s The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Recurrent Neural Networks lately – it’s got some fascinating examples and some good explanations. I’ve been playing around with the char-rnn code from that post, and I want to...𓏟
Tengwar is a writing system invented by J.R.R. Tolkien for use by the elves of Middle-Earth. Lately, I’ve learned how to write...𓆙
One-liner is a “compiler” that converts any Python file into a single line of code with the same functionality. Really, just one line! No newlines or semicolons allowed!
Take a look at the interactive demo to learn more...𓀨
Play around with simulations of quantum circuits!
QuantumMechanic [currently down] simulates and displays quantum circuits using QuTiP, and outputs the behaviour of the resulting n-qubit circuit as a 2n-by-2n unitary matrix. (Naturally, this means you’re not allowed to...𓏟𓍝
Problem-solving meets philosophy as we explore mind-blowing ideas from the theoretical study of complex systems: computers, minds, and beyond.
The website for the course that I taught in Junction 2014 is here: it contains links to many of my...𓅞
I first put up this page so that I could direct all of the students to one place...𓁀
Retroactive data structures are data structures in which operations and queries are allowed to be made in the past,...𓆤
Things Mimicking Other Things is an interactive exploration of animals, camoflage, and mimicry.
It uses Vivagraph.js to draw an interactive, draggable graph. Although the page is static, it is updated from basic data using a Python script whenever...𓊝
Traceroute is a tool for visually tracing packets through the Internet, from MIT’s servers to any website.
tracerouteto fetch IP addresses, maps those IP addresses to coordinates using ipinfo.io, and plots those coordinates with...𓊲
Carbonate [currently down] creates interactive organic chemistry practice problems, both simple one-step quizzes or complicated multi-step synthesis problems. It is intended as a tool to help organic chemistry students study.
The website uses the Django web framework to connect...