March 02, 2018

Visualizing speed in winter sports (2018 PyeongChang Olympics)

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang has showcased dazzling athleticism from participants across the globe. But being new to winter sports, I found myself childishly curious of especially one thing while watching each event: How fast are these people actually going? In this post, I visualize some of the data collected during the Olympics to gain a more intuitive understanding of speed in winter sports.

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September 21, 2017

On the Great Happiness that AI will bring into our lives

I recently had the fortune of attending an AI seminar where startup founders shared their thoughts on the future of AI technology. Each person described their company in length, as well as the Great Things that were being created by the Great Engineers in their team—most of whom evidently prefer to stay out of the spotlight, for in place of their faces, a diverse array of school emblems were emblazoned on the “About Us” slide.

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July 20, 2017

Analyzing K-pop Top Chart Data (2008-2016)

Looking through the top charts is one of the most intuitive ways to grasp trends in music. However, I thought it would be interesting to venture beyond mere intuition and analyze the data in a more concrete form. In this post, I share the process and results of my exploration of K-pop’s top 100 songs for each year from 2008 to 2016.

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July 09, 2017

Things to consider when designing a blog from scratch

I recently had myself go through the needlessly arduous process of building a blog from scratch instead of choosing from the endless supply of prebuilt themes. I had naively expected the project to be trivial—I would only need to design a couple of pages, after all—but it turned out not to be the case. Here are some things that consumed my time throughout the process.

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