A friend asks a harmless question and I ramble for 30 minutes.

Jun 4, 2018

A friend asks a harmless question and I ramble for 30 minutes.

Feb 15, 2018

*Disclaimer: This post reqiures a working understanding of functors in Haskell terms.*

Aug 2, 2017

I watched Dr. Emily Reihl’s Compose Conf talk^{1} last night and a new intuition emerged. The purpose of the talk was to explicate the categorical notion of a monad, and while watching it, I was struck with the realization of how a monad arises from an algebraic data type.

May 23, 2017

This is a thing I do. I like to learn things by finding the thing I want to learn, and then work my way down as I encounter unknowns, exposing layers like an epistemological onion — a truth vegetable.