@thecodehen – A hen who codes

Category: Society

  • The Complacent Americans: COVID-19 from a Taiwanese’s Perspective

    On a Tuesday morning last March, I woke up wondering what all the fuss outside my dorm was about. I wasn’t used to waking up without my phone. As I turned over to deactivate my alarm, I saw an email notification sent on 8:48 AM, March 10th, telling me to move out of my dorm…

  • Is Effective Altruism Effective?

    Touring various info sessions at the beginning of the semester, I encountered the Arete Fellowship program offered by the Harvard College Effective Altruism student group. After spending much time pondering over the philosophical, trolley-problem-like questions on the application sheet, I clicked “submit”. I was a bit concerned about why there were questions about philosophy at…