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I'm a software developer originally from Boulder, CO, currently working at Khan Academy in Mountain View, CA. In my spare time, I contribute to React, make music, and cook.


Jun
8
awarded  Caucus
May
13
revised Showing $\sum _{k=1} 1/k^2 = \pi^2/6$
better title
May
13
suggested suggested edit on Showing $\sum _{k=1} 1/k^2 = \pi^2/6$
May
13
revised Probability of Heads in a coin
reword a little bit
May
13
suggested suggested edit on Probability of Heads in a coin
May
13
answered Probability of Heads in a coin
Dec
23
awarded  Taxonomist
Nov
16
awarded  Enlightened
Nov
16
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
19
comment Mandelbrot-like sets for functions other than $f(z)=z^2+c$?
@Isaac: Many of your pictures seem to be missing now…
Jul
21
awarded  Yearling
Jul
16
awarded  Nice Question
Jun
28
revised What is this R-like symbol power 2?
Photoshopped the image to make it easier to read
Jun
28
suggested suggested edit on What is this R-like symbol power 2?
Jun
27
comment Choose K items from N in a circle
No problem, hopefully now it's a little easier to understand!
Jun
26
revised Choose K items from N in a circle
fix align* formatting
Jun
26
suggested suggested edit on Choose K items from N in a circle
Jun
23
comment Use of “inverse” to mean reciprocal
Yes, I understood that the reciprocal is a type of inverse, but "inverse" seems overly general to specify a reciprocal relationship.
Jun
23
asked Use of “inverse” to mean reciprocal
Jun
22
comment Finding $\sin(4a)$ if we know $\cos a$
Please ask your second problem as an entirely new question instead of as an edit to this one.