I am a podcast addict and a research fellow at Stanford Law School's RegLab. I have no background in, nor much understanding of, law.
My research has been relatively idiosyncratic to date. You can see some previous work here. Currently, I'm interested in resource allocation and multi-arm bandit problems in unusual settings.
On the side, I co-host the Increments podcast, where Vaden Masrani and I confuse ourselves and others about philosophy and science. Sometimes I string words together on Medium, each post achieving various levels of coherence. And sometimes I yell about bad philosophy (including mine) and offer mellow takes on twitter. I'm also on the Giving What We Can events team.
Love, strong disinterest, and invitations to Alaskan nudist colony retreats welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to
- George Orwell, 1984.
A few pieces of writing. See all writing here.
In the spirit of weird, nerdy, social signaling—here is a list of
I probably drink too much coffee.
Here is my CV of failures.
Sometimes I try and do this when I'm alone. It doesn't go as well.
Prior to Stanford, I was a grad student at the Mathematical Institute at Oxford, where I studied topics at the intersection of spectral graph theory and geometry.