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Blog

Don't take the post dates on this page as a measure of how often I blog. I update my Books page and Euler page quite often.

15.S12 - Blockchain and Money

Posted: 16 May 2021

A post on my learnings from 15.S12 on MIT OCW. Lesson 1 Why blockchain might be a “catalyst” for the finance industry? PizzaHut was associated as the first online sale in the world in 1994! It was called PizzaNet, but no one could figure out how to pay online back...

Q1 2021 Review

Posted: 4 April 2021

Just like how companies have quarterly updates, I thought of trying an experiment of first running myself like a company. In the first post this year, I talked about my Q1 2021 goals. Let’s see if I’ve met them. Be much better at front end programming. I did get much...

2021 Books

Posted: 4 April 2021

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster - Bill Gates The Ministry for the Future - Kim Stanley Robinson The Japanese Economy - Takatoshi Ito and Takeo Hoshi How to Avoid a Climate Disaster - Bill Gates 4th April 2021. First book of the year! I’ve been slowly working my way...

First Post of 2021

Posted: 2 January 2021

Keeping this tradition going of writing a first post of the year. I was late in 2020 though. Let’s first review the four goals set in 2020: I did not finish 500 questions on LeetCode. I changed this goal soon after March 2020. Finishing 500 questions seemed more like a...

2020 Books

Posted: 6 August 2020

Algorithmic Trading - Ernest Chan Alibaba - The House That Jack Ma Built - Duncan Clark Educated - Tara Westover Prisoners of Geography - Tim Marshall Reminiscences of a Stock Operator - Edwin Lefevre Algorithmic Trading - Ernest Chan 15th October 2020. Read it to find out! Alibaba - The...