Victor Pontis

    1. North Korea’s Three Body Problem

      The Three Body Problem is an incredibly gripping Chinese science fiction series. The trilogy starts during Mao Zedong’s cultural revolution, covers humanity discovering, losing to and overcoming an alien civilization, and…

    1. Your Birthday Makes Me A Better Friend

      I like meeting people and making new friends. But I have found myself struggling to stay in touch with old friends while also fostering new relationships. Being a computer nerd, I eventually ended up solving this problem…

    1. Improving by Removing Facebook's News Feed

      Facebook is distracting. My Facebook news feed gives me update after update of people I kind-of sort-of know. My ex-girlfriend went to a club with her friends last week. A kid I tangentially know from high school with just…

    1. Why I'm taking time off MIT to work

      As I write this I am supposed to be just finishing up my last first-day-of-school at MIT. I should be a senior majoring in computer science and physics. Instead, I am taking the fall off from school and right now am in San…