Category: Analysis

  • All the Platforms

    Hey! If you’ve been following me on here for a while, you might have noticed that I stopped posting as much – that’s because I migrated over to Substack (click here to see my work!) and have been active on YouTube! I am going to cross-post to here from now on, but just wanted to […]

  • The Coinbase Direct Listing: A Crypto Signal

    This is a broad macro piece on my thoughts around Coinbase. I am not nearly as knowledgeable on crypto as many others, and I have linked to more in-depth work below for those that want a deeper dive! The Coinbase Direct Listing Coinbase is going public *sometime* today through a direct listing, similar to Roblox, […]

  • The Stonk Market: How the Markets Became a Meme

    The market is no longer driven by fundamentals. It’s driven by memes. What is a meme? A meme is an idea, behavior, or style that becomes a fad, spreading by means of imitation from person to person within a culture. They drive how we interact and serve as visual news sources, and ultimately are tools of navigation. […]

  • Roblox and the Creator Economy

    Today’s piece takes a deep dive into the potential of Roblox ahead of their DPO! The Open-Source, Creator Economy Roblox is a call option not only on the metaverse, but the open-source economy. We are entering a world where people are building for themselves – and Roblox is an iteration on the path towards a […]

  • The Bare Minimum

    This piece discusses the minimum wage. I understand that this is a nuanced and delicate topic, and there are many points I did not address including systemic inequality, education, productivity indexing, and more. If you have thoughts or questions, please leave a comment! The Minimum Wage What will happen if we raise the federal minimum […]

  • The Video Game Portfolio

    The Video Game Market Reddit user u/DeepFuckingValue turned a $53k YOLO into $11M. Through GME call options. Let me explain. What happened with GameStop? Let’s start from the beginning: Chewy CEO Ryan Cohen joined GameStop’s Board of Directors Upon this move, Citron Research predicted that the stock price would drop r/wallstreetbets decided otherwise For a bit of historical context, r/wallstreetbets is a […]

  • The Calculus Wars: The Power of People

    In a letter to Helen Keller, Mark Twain wrote: “It takes a thousand men to invent a telegraph, or a steam engine, or a phonograph, or a photograph, or a telephone or any other important thing — and the last man gets the credit and we forget the others. He added his little mite — […]

  • The Cost of Love: Appraising The Twelve Days of Christmas

    How to get into the holiday spirit? Do some math! The Twelve Days of Christmas is a Christmas carol that lists out items that a (supposed) lover is purchasing for his love. The earliest version of the song appeared in a kid’s book titled, Mirth With-out Mischief in 1780. However, the version that we are most […]

  • The Why Behind Writing

    A less analytical piece today. I have several pieces in the work, so we will get back to ‘Data Data Data’ soon, but this hopefully will answer the question: why does this blog even exist? Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in the inaugural OnDeck Writer Fellowship (fellow writers, I highly recommend that you […]

  • Pizzmathematics: Which Pizza is Truly the Best?

    An age-old debate still rages: Papa John’s or Domino’s? This piece won’t be a qualitative answer to the above question, but rather, a quantitative one. I recently did a chicken nuggets math piece, breaking down exactly how much chicken is in a chicken nugget. I wanted to do the same for pizza. I went to […]