Summarizing week: 1039 stars on Busuu, "83%" fluent on Busuu, 30 minutes tutor session, submitted Summer of Impact Award

Published: Sat, 25 May 2024 21:55:00 EDT

This week, I did studied on Busuu, met with a Japanese tutor, and submitted an application to the Summer of Impact Award.

Summarizing week: used Busuu, Tutor Engine is currently ugly website, and venture award is due midnight tomorrow

Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 17:37:00 EDT

This week, I started my daily routine for programming my language learning app, studying Japanese, and biking/exercising.

Anime book, school, and Language Simp's face

Published: Sat, 11 May 2024 23:00:00 EDT

This week, I started reading again, but not that much because of school. I also found out about Language Simp and little about how to talk to people.

Stick figure with glasses (me) shrugging over

Published: Sat, 04 May 2024 17:59:00 EDT

This week, I talk about how I didn't do much, but I thought about my app ig.

Published: Sat, 27 Apr 2024 21:48:00 EDT

I love language learning content, so I thought I would make some.

The new comments:

Published: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 11:11:30 EDT

Handling comments on a blog is difficult. My solution: don't (directly)

A graph of the predicted recognition chance of Re:Zero Volume 1 showing word recognition rapidly increasing at the beginning and leveling off at around 80-90% after reading 20% of the book and sentence recognition increasing slowly, with some acceleration towards the end, to about 20%.

Published: Mon, 25 Mar 2024 17:36:40 EDT
Edited: Mon, 01 Apr 2024 16:02:40 EDT

For Christmas 2 years ago, I received every light novel of Re:Zero in Japanese, but I still can't read them fluently because I am still not good at Japanese. So, in this blog post, I create a model to demonstrate the rapid progress one would make by just starting to read in one's target language.

A crudely drawn stick figure using a computer

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2024 18:42:26 EDT

A slightly lengthy outline of my current projects.

Various logos including RSS, Mastodon, Nextcloud, Linode, Nix, Vaultwarden

Published: Sun, 11 Feb 2024 00:32:00 EST

How I use various systems like RSS, Mastodon/Activity Pub, Linode, Nextcloud, and Nix to increase my computational independence.

W.E.B. Dubois College House

Published: Fri, 29 Dec 2023 03:30:00 EST

A description of my semester year as a student at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)

A judge handing a computer an L

Published: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 00:00:00 EDT

Should bail algorithms be used today or in the future? Here's my stance. Written for Tech Roulette 2021, P4M3 - Justice Matrix

Your freedom will cost 100 million dollars

Published: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 00:00:00 EDT

A quick look into creating a computer algorithm for deciding bail for someone awaiting trial. Written for Tech Roulette 2021, P4M2 - Justice Matrix

YouTube logo handing viewer a burning baby

Published: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 EDT

A not-very-short not-very-source-heavy dive into recommendation algorithms and the ethical questions surrounding them. Written for Tech Roulette 2021, P4M1 - Justice Matrix