Software Engineer. Photographer. Marathoner. Lifelong Student.

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Digestible reads with below-the-surface insight into my experiements, ventures, thoughts, and learnings. I write new pieces every so often, so check back to see what's new!

Recent Posts

Aero: Virtual Cycling Wind Tunnel - Technical Breakdown
Feb 1, 2024
How machine learning, mathematics, and physical mechanics join to maximize cycling performance.
Fantasy Football System Design
May 1, 2023
Fantasy sports platform design decisions, system design principles, technology, and tooling.
New Year's Math Magic: Inscribing Circles Inside the Standard Parabola
Jan 1, 2022
A "timeless" geometric discovery.
Deconstructing the Iconic Apple Watch Bubble UI
Dec 17, 2020
How does Apple's bold, fluid, dynamic layout function behind the scenes?
Visualizing the Mandelbrot Set With Python (< 50 Lines)
Nov 28, 2020
Complex mathematics plus programming equals infinite graphical beauty.
Generating Optimal Keyboard Layouts (with Code)
Nov 28, 2020
Battling QWERTY with modern computing methods.
Computing Pi in Only One Line
Mar 14, 2020
Celebrating Pi day by demonstrating a beautiful phenomenon in mathematics.