suzanne wang

Reflections on Winners Take All

July 10, 2019

It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on not understanding it.—Upton SinclairIn 1889, Andrew Carnegie…

Yangzhou

June 27, 2019

that summer, when the whole campus stumbledinto a drunken haze from the thick summer airyou and I ran, giddy towards the gateand shimmied…

Economic Impact of "Low-Skill" Immigration

May 03, 2018

It’s no secret that Trump is not the biggest fan of immigration. His campaign rhetoric, tweets, and policy proposals reveal a distaste for…

Inequality and the Environment

April 19, 2018

The environment and inequality are closely intertwined. In Flint, Michigan, where thousands of residents were exposed to highly dangerous…

Some Thoughts on the Fryer Paper

April 01, 2018

Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. The unjust deaths of these unarmed black men and child at the hands of police officers sparked a…

Using Celery with RabbitMQ

January 09, 2017

If you have a job that’s computationally intensive, it wouldn’t be a great idea to keep a user waiting; rather, it’s best to do that in the…

Book Roundup 2016

January 04, 2017

My Kindle has recently become an extension of my arm. I’m currently on winter holiday in China, which gives me ample opportunity to get lost…

Two Poems

April 07, 2016

My literary society hosts a Fireside Poetry event every semester— like an open mic, but for poetry. I used to never really care much for the…

Using RecordRTC with React

February 11, 2016

RecordRTC is a library that allows for client-side recording, using WebRTC. It’s a fantastic tool (created and well-maintained by Muaz Khan…