Would we be as successful as we are now? I’d say no.

What are Semantic Vectors

But first, what does it even mean to communicate with vectors? Communication can be defined as the transfer of an idea from one person to another, and a semantic vector essentially tries to capture an idea in a…


When you look across cultures with long recorded histories, one thing that you’ll almost always see is a timeless, dualistic conflict between certain strands of thought.

Material-Immaterial Dualities

Plato (Immaterialist) & Aristotle (Materialist)

In China, there’s Daoism which emphasizes the natural Way things proceed, competing with Confucianism which is a human attempt to organize socioeconomic and political…


I’ve recently been fascinated by the axioms that underly various political ideologies, that people never address because it’s near impossible to change someone’s axioms in any form of debate.

One of them that I was just thinking about is a disagreement over the equivalence of action and inaction (and therefore…


Note: this piece was originally written for an Asian Art History course

The Bhagavad Gita is widely hailed as one of the greatest works of philosophy that Indian civilization has produced. Many see its widespread fame as a direct result of the quality of its ideas, but could this instead…


Note: this piece was originally written for a Journalistic Writing course

You’ve just finished plowing the fields for the day. The tedious, exhausting work took a toll on you and now it’s starting to get dark. You take a seat on the porch of your hut and light a fire…

Rohan Pandey

Undergrad ML researcher writing about Linguistics, Neuroscience, & Philosophy

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