Anton Kreil: How A Rat Disguesed Himself as a Cat

"Investment porn" is a term used to refer to images, videos and other depictions of lavish wealth used by a seller of Finance products and courses to create an aura of credibility around their claims of granting financial success. Perhaps the most notorious among these wealth pimps is Tai Lopez, who gained widespread infamy after…

Steins;Gate Zero and reponing closed stories

Electric Boogaloo is a phrase that when added to the end of a long-established series is meant to establish that it will be poor quality. Sequels more than another form of media are often afflicted by a phenomenon I like to call unmemorable mediocrity, where the piece of media lacks the technical or narrative flaws to…

Sword Art Online Abridged and Deconstructing HPMOR

Harry Potter and the Methods Of Rationality can perhaps be considered the first piece of Rational fan-fiction to gain mass popularity. Rational fiction is a variant of the traditional mary sue type fan-fic where instead of the setting moulding itself to fit the character and ensure his/her success, the character gains increased intelligence and scientific…

College Admission Pressure: A Hidden Symptom of Rising Inequality

  Go to any website targeted towards upper-middle teenagers or any parent falling into the same socioeconomic bracket in any nation one thing is universal, College admission pressure. Elite Tertiary educational institutions have had decreasing admission rates for last two decades as the number of qualified applicants rises and the places remain stagnant. Strange rumours…

Why is Nobody Talking About Wealth Inequality ?

Inequality has become one of the most talked about topics of debate with its sharp rise being one of the most worrying trends over the past decade, yet for all the debate on the issue, one persistent problem remains overfocusing on income inequality without talking about wealth inequality. For most of human history, the biggest…

Singapore Household Income Heatmap

Here a heat map of  income in Singapore I had always tried to look for one but was never able to get one, so I had to make one myself. I'm rather proud of it given how long it took me to produce it. I used sing-stat data to create it.