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What I'm Reading

While spending time on airplanes, I find myself reading more long form articles. Here a few areas of interest from my recent reading/browsing history. As much as I like the noises of the city, sometimes…

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Continued Benefits of Electric Bikes...

A good summary of the study from Treehugger: https://www.treehugger.com/bikes/study-finds-e-bike-riders-get-much-exercise-riders-regular-bikes.html The study itself, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S259019821930017X E-bikers take longer trips by e-bike and bicycle, compared to cyclists. Physical activity gains from active travel are similar in e-bikers and…

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ML Firearm Detector: Work in Progress

Out of interest in learning how machine learning works at the code level, I started building a firearm detector. There are plenty of libraries which detect a firearm, for instance, this one.  I wanted to…

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The Problem of Modern Mindfulness and Apps

https://aeon.co/essays/mindfulness-is-loaded-with-troubling-metaphysical-assumptions Fascinating reading about the current apps and philosophies around mindfulness and meditation. On recommendation of a friend, I read "Bring Me the Rhinoceros" ages ago. It's an interesting book. As in any organized religion,…

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