No More Maybe

I’ve just finished reading a piece in the New Yorker titled, “No More Maybe” by Gish Jen. It’s a fiction piece written on a soon-to-be mother, who immigrated from China to the US with her husband. It starts off by immediately throwing you into a first person narrative, where the narrator details her experiences meeting […]

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Thoughts on Machine Learning and Bulk Data Processing

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve published on here, but I’ve had some thoughts I wanted to share on learning speed, machine learning, and microfluidic processing. [1] To give some background information, when I learn, I try to connect new information I’ve learned to old information that I already understand in an attempt to be […]

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Life Update and a Personal Take on “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (An American Slave)”

Hi everyone, Joseph here: How are y’all doing? It’s been a hectic start to the beginning of the year here @ Berkeley and finding time to write, like always, is a challenging undertaking. However, I have neglected the blog for far too long and I appreciate Ryann (Shoutout to Ryann Madden – AWESOME undergrad advisor […]

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Marcus Aurelius’s primer to Stoicism is good. Like really, really good. Somewhere between philosophy and psychology, Meditations is a recommendation to a lifestyle of productivity and internal peace. I’ll give you an example of one my favorite quotes:   “How much trouble he avoids who does not look to see what his neighbor says or […]

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