The Old Beggar

Data-driven journalism and much more by me, Nikhil Sonnad. Read more...

The Prospect of Death

As an American living abroad, the Newtown shooting reminds me of the unnecessary fear that guns bring with them.

Discussion stopped abruptly when we heard earsplitting pops and bangs coming from the floor above our classroom in Berkey Hall. For a moment we paused to look at one another, each wanting to be sure that he or she was not alone in thinking that our lives were in danger.

Seeking Asylum

Visualization showing asylum seeker activity across the world, and a corresponding write-up.

The musical pool

A small, semi-random symphony produced by small white circles in a big blue circle, inspired by the beautiful clinamen art installation by CĂ©leste Boursier-Mougenot

From Algorithms to Z-Scores

Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling in Computer Science