Money Matters

I'm in the process of getting my Act 22 paperwork done here in Puerto Rico (an amazing Act for US Citizens that allows you to skip Federal Income tax, and pay 0 capital gains taxes if you're a resident of Puerto Rico) and I've been thinking about my finances more than normal.  Investing is a …

Holy Week

I'm sitting in a cafe called Don Ruiz in beautiful Old San Juan that makes me feel like I'm in a Spanish military barracks.  As usual the temperature is a sunny 80 degrees, and every day beyond Monday gets me confused with Friday.  With Easter this weekend there's an even more relaxed vibe than normal …

Post Puerto Crypto

What a whirlwind past week.  My friend Jeff and his wife visited for a cryptocurrency (technically blockchain but I'm not a fan of that term) conference.  I'd wake up each day fantasizing about snoozing, rush to dress up, attend talks/meet new people during the day, and go to luxurious all-night booze-fests centered around networking as …

Meaningness

It's been a few weeks since I've posted.  It's funny how easy it is to commit to weekly blogging, but then it never feels convenient to write.  I also haven't been as disciplined as I would like to have cool accomplishments to discuss, but as usual I'm working on it 🙂 I've been reading more …

Traveling

I’m currently sipping on some citrusy Ethiopian espresso in Bangkok.  I’ve been doing a bit of traveling since I last blogged.  After several months of morning to evening machine learning/math/computer science studying holed up either on my couch or an office in Palo Alto I needed a change of scenery.     I did visit …