In DreamWorks’ 2010 animated fantasy film How to Train Your Dragon, Hiccup, the young un-viking-like viking prince protagonist, learns to cooperate with dragons through his compassion and engineering know-how. With his dragon Toothless by his side, Hiccup protects his village more than the traditional vikings before him could have ever imagined.
Now, I haven’t shot down my own artificial intelligence out of the sky, but I do have rudimentary cross-disciplinary know-how. Let me try to describe how we might unite computer science and radiology to usher in the future of automated radiology. Continue reading How to Train Your Rads AI
When the zipper of my decade-old daily backpack broke last month, I was split between grieving and rejoicing. Continue reading Backpack broke
This month, podcasts are urging us listeners to tell our friends about the podcasts we enjoy by using the hashtag #trypod. Here I go. Continue reading Podcasts: my #trypod
I tend to start my years mentally in September, coinciding with the academic year. I leave the true Gregorian new years for reflecting on what’s happened in the year just ending.
Studying this week has negatively impacted my prose ability, but nonetheless, 2015 was great.
Continue reading The Old Year’s Resolution
Today, the beginning of the second year of med school, also marks the end of a very curious summer. In particular, let me tell you about the graphic design part of it. Continue reading A Summer of Design
My intuition and experience tells me that, with optimal play, you can almost always — but not always — win 2048.
2048 is a wonderful puzzle game that I’ve spent far too much time playing (although probably not as much as what it’s based on, Threes.)
I’ve never done real proofs in my life, but I know that to prove that you can always win, I need to prove that a malicious and omnipotent computer cannot defeat you.
I’ll assume you know how the game works. The rules that are most likely to end your game are: Continue reading Can you always win 2048?
Today, for the third time in my life, I’m moving across the country, this time to Cornell med school and New York City. It’s up to me to bring the things to transform that empty dorm room into my home for the next four years. Continue reading Packing for the Big Move
It’s been on my todo list for almost half a year now, but I finally updated my website’s theme to be responsive and display properly on small windows. Yay! Continue reading Website Restyling