Hi! My name is Ian.
This is a space where I write about the things that interest me, and occasionally myself.
Convincing my friends to work on nights and weekends
Sometimes known as entrepreneurship
Leigh & Taylor
Frustrated with the options out there, we built a better bag. The Charleigh is practical, ethical, affordable, and designed for work and play.View Site
A Different Way to Date
Because dating in KL is just so… Boring. We felt like our friends deserved better, so we came up with a different way to date.View Site
Regenerating random numbers until I get what I want
Sometimes known as data science
Collaborative Filtering, Explained
Where we learn about collaborative filtering, a technique for building the type of recommender systems used by Netflix, Amazon, and Spotify.View Spreadsheet
Gradient Descent, Explained
Where we explore gradient descent, the algorithm that helps neural networks find truth in the world. This one is interactive.View Spreadsheet
Copying and pasting from Stack Overflow
Sometimes known as software engineering
Personalized Images at Scale
SDRs put a lot of work into outbound messaging to capture the attention of prospects. What if they could... Not do that work?View Notebook
Frictionless Demo for Base
We want the people who want product demos to fill out forms. The people who want product demos don't want to fill out forms.View Demo
I grew up in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, though over the last eight years I’ve taken turns calling Columbus, Chicago, and San Francisco home.
Sometimes, I dance.
Not what you're looking for? Here's my most recent post:
Marketplace Data Generation AKA Be The Dataset You Want To See In The World
And my most popular one:
How I Got A Job In America With No Connections