Bio: I help run the Recurse Center.
In my spare time, I like learning Mandarin and walking around New York.
An overview of type erasure, generic types, and reflection in Scala.
This library includes many excellent examples, ranging from a JSON parser written in only 30 lines of code to a working BASIC interpreter.
An exploration of the James-Stein Estimator, and the surprising result that historical averages of even *unrelated* events can help yield better predictions!
Kevin designed and built his own high-end "dumbphone"
A detailed overview of installing A/UX, Apple's defunct Unix-based OS that could also run Mac apps, on a Quadra 610.
My favorite thing about Phil is that incorporates both beautiful and novel ideas in its UI *and* its puzzle-solving engine.
This is a clear, fun, and fascinating essay that explains how neural networks can get image classification woefully wrong.
This code can take a photo of Set cards and tell you all the valid sets among them.
An in-depth exploration and discussion of how to more efficiently transfer data to an Apple IIe via its audio interface.