June 13, 2019

I Had a 1.95 GPA in High School

If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. – Me During my junior year of high school, when everybody else was trying the hardest that they have ever tried, I was on the verge of being put on academic probation. I ended the first semester of junior year with a 1.95 / 4.00 GPA. For those who aren’t familiar with the GPA scale, 1.95 is equal to a C- (73%-70%). Read more

April 23, 2019


Yesterday, I turned 22. You could say I had a mini quarter-life crisis. Most people retire at about age 60. That would put me at a third of the way through my career. It’s also not news that most people lay the foundations of their career in their 20s and early 30s, leading to an average peak in salary in their 40s. As Meg Jay, Ph.D., author of the Defining Decade says, “Eighty percent of life’s most defining moments take place by age thirty-five. Read more

August 2, 2018

More Information is Not Always Good

A few days ago, I was debating with my co-workers Alice and Bob about whether or not having more information is always benefical to a person. I’m not going to be able to express their thoughts with high fidelity, so I will only express mine here. Having more information does not allow us to make better decisions. In fact, a lot of the time, we can benefit from having less information. Read more

July 15, 2018

Another New Site?

So, it seems like every few months I’ve been feeling discontent with my personal website, thus prompting me to rehaul my website over and over again. This frequent rehauling can be boiled down to two reasons. I have never really felt satisfied with the overall design and aesthetic of my personal website. I haven’t made up my mind about starting my blog back up again or not. I’ve been toying around with Jekyll and Bootstrap recently, and then I found Hugo. Read more

July 15, 2018

Hosting Hugo Using GitHub

In this short tutorial, you will be creating two repositories, one that will store your Hugo source files, and one that will store the files neccessary to view your website. The website repo is called public and will be inside of your source repository. This will be done by using a git submodule. This guide requires you to have git installed, a Hugo website that you can easily clone from it’s github repo, and a GitHub account. Read more

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