Holden's Website


See also my blog at http://holdenlee.github.io/blog.

Basic Info

I like math and writing, and I care deeply about education. To me, math and writing have a lot in common: they both call on us to be precise, and to ask and answer the “why” questions in the world. Neither of them require much more than pencil and paper, but that’s enough to make beautiful things.

I’m fascinated by human and artificial intelligence. To me, thee quest for AI is not just a mathematical and technological endeavor, but also a deeply introspective one.


A tree of all articles is available on the sitemap. You can also navigate using the Tags, Parent, and Children links.

About this website

This website is an ongoing project of mine to express my perspectives about a variety of things. In doing so, I hope to

Note that my beliefs are all subject to change, and I’d love to have a conversation about anything here. Simply leave a comment or send me an email at holdenl@princeton.edu.1

This website is very incomplete. I’ll keep adding to these ramblings, and hopefully they’ll add up to something more and more complete over time.

Note that I’m adding and updating haphazard fashion. If you’d like me to prioritize a certain part, let me know!

Why this format?

One thing I don’t like about blogging is that it’s linear in time, and anything that fit into something linear is going to feel somewhat disorganized (like the high school math track). Instead, I’m attempting to put all my ramblings in one place and classify them in a tree-like structure, so you can easily traverse to the branch that you want to look at. I will also include links to articles on my blog.

  1. When deciding whether or not to talk to someone, keep three things in mind.