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Alan Chang
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Midterms
I accidentally took a midterm today. (This is the second time that this has happened!)

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PAX Prime 2014!
(I should have made this post several weeks ago. So despite it being 9/18, I'm going to set the date to 9/2.) I was lucky enough to be in Seattle when PAX Prime was taking place. I'm not much of a video gamer but it was still fun to see all the upcoming gam...

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Hello from Chicago!
I don't want to think about it too much, but yikes, I have become a graduate student! I arrived in Chicago last Saturday (9/13) but the dorm I'm living in isn't available until next Sunday, so I'm staying with Minh-Tam for now. Minh-Tam's wifi has not been ...

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Congratulations to Professor Bhargava!
It was announced this week that Manjul Bhargava won the Fields medal! I'm not that surprised to hear this; after all, in the months prior to this one, I heard so much speculation that he would win the award. And I heard many times about his amazing mathemat...

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Weeks 3-5
Week 2 (6/16) On Saturday, Facebook took the interns white-water rafting! (I don't have pictures of actually being on the river. You can probably guess why.) On Sunday, I walked down to Chinatown (and bought some Asian groceries). Week 3 (6/23) Mini-golfing...

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The last two weeks
Got back to California just in time for PHHS's math team party! Followed by Facebook's intern orientation in their Menlo Park HQ! We sat in this room and listened to many people talk. There's too much food in the offices. Hopefully I won't become fat this s...

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Before Alan's Adventure
Before Alan's Adventure, there was Alan's Australian Adventure ! But now I'm no longer in Australia, so...

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Two graduations
I graduated from Princeton on Tuesday. Making it through the commencement ceremony was probably the hardest thing I had to do to get my diploma. We sat in the hot hot sun for hours while lots of people gave speeches. I solved my 8x8 once but then the puzzle...

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Dead week so far
The last two days have been very nice and warm days. (They've also been sunny, but anyways...) Yesterday I tried to read Thoreau's Walden outside. But after 10 pages, I fell asleep. Today I tried to go for a 30 minute run through the Institute Woods (at the...

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