Initial Reaction to Matrix Resurrections

I watched Matrix Resurrections last week, and wanted to talk about it. Reason Magazine has a good review which describes it as a "bizarre think piece on the movie's legacy". I agree with this, as the movie straight-up parodies the process of creating big-budget franchise reboots. To briefly summarize, in Resurrections, Neo (AKA Thomas Anderson) … Continue reading Initial Reaction to Matrix Resurrections

Reflections on January 6th

It appears, by inciting a mob to storm the Capitol building, Trump may have gone too far. I want to put out a hot take, because I fear it will be easy to forget, as the years go by, the aura of invulnerability that Trump had until about 3:00 this afternoon. For four years, it … Continue reading Reflections on January 6th

A Practical Guide to Estimating COVID-19 Travel Risk

I. Introduction I've had a lot of conversations with friends about traveling over the holidays. There have also been articles written about the risk of traveling. Of course, at the end of the day, people need to make their own decisions, but how are they supposed to do that? How are regular people supposed to … Continue reading A Practical Guide to Estimating COVID-19 Travel Risk

Reflections on Kellogg Biotech Case Competition

Back in January, I had the privilege of participating in the Kellogg Biotech Case competition (link). It was the first time I've participated in a case competition, and although this is a touch overdue, I wanted to share my reflections on the experience, particularly my thoughts on the methodology, now that I have the benefit … Continue reading Reflections on Kellogg Biotech Case Competition