The Science of Healthy Eating

Health |

There is a lot of confusion in the news and elsewhere about what food is healthy for us, but beyond the noise, public confusion, and fad diets there exists solid science by now. This post looks at what is actually healthy!

Building a New Computer

Hardware |

Since my old computer was getting very old, I decided that it was finally time to build a new computer and allocate a generous budget this time.

Review: The Black Swan

Books |

Nassim Taleb’s “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable” is a long but great description of the common pitfalls when reasoning about risks and probabilities in the real world. A must-read for all data scientists, statisticians, and decision makers.

Review: Principles of Mathematical Analysis

Books |

Walter Rudin’s classic book, often called “baby Rudin”, is one of the most famous mathematics books. The third and final edition was published in 1976 and it remains both loved and hated by many mathematicians.