2018: movie reviews

For the first time in my life, I documented and reviewed all the movies I watched throughout the year.

I tweaked and changed the format throughout the year and I’m quite happy with this format and result. The fifteen movies below are rank ordered, starting from the ones that I enjoyed the most, to my least favorite.

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The Spy Gone North – 4.5 / 5
Hands down, one of my favorite Korean movie of this year. The acting, the action, and the storyline kept me thinking and interested throughout the two hour movie. I still can’t believe that this was based on true story! I wonder how many spies or double agents are crossing the border every single day, in hopes of helping each other out.Read More »

data: source links


One of key takeaway from the book, Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, was to start a list of data sources for interesting analysis.

Stephens-Davidowitz had access to proprietary data, primarily from Google, but what I think made his book interesting was the fact that he was able to merge data from multiple sources to generate his insight.Read More »

sharing is caring: writing edition


Writing is one of those someday dreams of mine. But you can only dream so long before you get sick of all the sugary, fluffy thoughts that you have without any substance.

This blog was the first step I took to understand what I gravitated towards. My “sharing is caring” series is my way of collecting data about my interests over time.

Below are some articles that I find engaging and beneficial when it comes to writing.

1. Avoiding common “ever-green” writing topics, such as how to overcome writer’s block, how to self edit, etc, can be a time saving activity.

2. Amazon self-publishing is the way to go for prolific writers, who are looking to publish their own work and market to potential readers on their own terms.Read More »