Hi, I’m Noah

My day job involves telling stories with data at Onaroll, but my goal with this blog is to showcase my personal projects and share anything else on my mind. I’d love to hear from you at one of the many places to reach me below! If you would like to learn more about me, check out my about page!
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How to Carbon Tax Yourself

Update, 2023-01-06: Thank you to u/PlatosCaveSlave on Reddit for the great point about the affordability of this method of carbon “taxing”: While that’s great if you are wealthy… there is co [no] way I could afford to do this. And also how about the fact the burden of responsibility here should be on huge corps to paybfornthis [pay for this]. Not everyday people. This is a method that has worked great for myself and my family’s situation, but donations to climate-focused organizations are just one of the many ways to affect change....

December 4, 2022 · 3 min

A Blog with No Views is a Journal

I have views tracked by Cloudflare on this site (no cookies and GDPR-compliant), I post to Hacker News in the hopes of getting more, but on some level, I’ve come to understand that blogging without an audience is a journal. Writing helps to purge ideas, worries, and frustrations away. Without it, the only home for your thoughts is in your head, and this can become full of clutter. Cleaning up my physical and mental space leaves room for my creative energy in and out of work to explore....

June 20, 2022 · 3 min
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An Analysis of Police Stops and Race in Minneapolis

This is the first post in my Georgia Tech series, which is where I will post the blog-like assignments that I had to write as a part of my coursework. Much of the technical work of the original writeup has been removed to better cater to a broader audience. Introduction This post was originally written in December of 2021 as a part of my final report for a Data Mining and Statistical Learning course at Georgia Tech....

June 19, 2022 · 10 min