I study quantum information, currently trying to extend this paper.
In the past, I’ve thought about quantum state estimation, philosophy of science, computational fluids, and lattice spin systems.
👻 Quantum Applications of an Efficient Solution to Compressive Phase Retrieval (2015)
using signal processing theory in quantum mechanics
presentation slides here
🔦 Applications of Bilinear Control Theory in Nonlinear Spectroscopy (2016)
using light to estimate stuff
presentation slides here
code (as .ipynb, as .pdf)
📐 lakatos (2019)
notes on Imre Lakatos and passionate rationalism
🔮 interstellar-bubbles (2019)
some stars blow themselves a cocoon
◬ steiner systems (2020)
design theory, oh my!
🗺 qc-landscape (2020)
my mind map of the quantum computing research landscape
I went to college at UC Berkeley from 2012-2016. It was awesome.
🔧 MechE Course Guide (2014-15)
map of Cal’s undergrad Mechanical Engineering courses
🥑 studyfruit (2015, revised 2020)
wiki of student materials for UC Berkeley classes
💁 helping TAs conduct video office hours (2015)
solutions for conducting remote office hours
📊 datamap (2016)
resources at UC Berkeley related to data science
🐻 cal (2019)
reflections on attending UC Berkeley
I’ve played the carillon, a very unusual instrument, since 2012.
I adore puzzles. I learned to write my own when teaching a probability class.
⬛ rubik (2015)
Rubik’s cube simulator and solver
🔢 sudoku (2015)
Sudoku maze generator and solver
🥞 pancakes (2015)
delicious logic problem (see problem 2)
🍽 Goldilocks and the Assistant (2015)
fairy-tale-themed logic problem
🔺 triangles (2016)
counting triangles in bigger triangles
I used to work as a software engineer. Programming can be fun!
🌽 maze (2015)
path-finding in random 2D mazes
💰 mystartup (2015)
sarcastic startup tagline generator
👽 SlargNacking (2016)
don’t be happy, be interested
📢 trump_yelling (2017)
twitter analysis of Trump’s ALLCAPS tweets
💓 automata (2018)
simple cellular automata generator
⏲️ altclock (2020)
experience time differently by counting time differently
🚵 berkeleystreets (2020)
Where have I yet to explore?
🍕 pizza (2020)
my east bay pizza diary
I’ve created many tools with a clear purpose in mind.
🎅🏽 secretsanta (2015)
assigns gift-givers for secret santa exchanges
🍄 count-spots (2017)
locating and counting spots in an image
🌈 pleasant-places (2018)
interactive United States map to find pleasant weather
📓 friendlog (2018)
command-line journal for intentional friendship
🦠 ecoli (2020)
analyzing Penobscot River’s E. Coli concentrations
with Angie Reed
I often prototype new ideas. Not everything gets polished.
💬 baton (2015)
answer student questions en masse: they text you, you respond online
🕸️ website for OtterNest (2015)
ideas from a healthcare startup incubator; team has disbanded
Free software gets me excited. I’ve maintained Moment.js since 2017.
🤖 moment-bot (2017)
auto-lints pull requests to Moment.js
🔤 github-typo (2019)
fixing typos on GitHub, until I got shut down
Expect the best possible human from me, but give me grace when I fall short. I might prove you right more often than wrong.