Critical Junctures are Rare

Originally posted on Xinyi Jiang's Blog:
As my PI Iris Hui put it, ‘From a PoliSci perspective, critical junctures rarely happen in the course of history.’ I’m a believer in this. And I believe ‘rare critical junctures’ theory not only applies to political science, it also applies to our individual lives. My dad and…

Building My First Personal Website

As I started blogging recently, I think it’s a good idea to build a personal website to track my different blogs, and to showcase my work and interest. In addition, I might eventually need this skill if I go on along the data science track. So here we go! This is my first time building […]

Why do Animals have Two Eyes?

It’s actually very simple if you think about it. Our world (spacial) is 3-d, but our eyes only see a section of it. In order to recover the 3-d information, we need at least two eyes to do it. (One eye with a lot of experience would also suffice sometimes, but only when you are […]