My name is Lê and I believe that the greatest challenge in education is to make science and math appealing.
This is why I aim at bringing enthusiasm and excitement to the readers’ learning experience.
I now run a Robustly Beneficial wiki, mostly on AI ethics, which has come to fascinate me!

Conditional Probabilities: Know what you LearnConditional Probabilities: Know what you Learn By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-02 | Views: 4911 Suppose a man has two children, one of them being a boy. What's the probability of the other one being a boy too? This complex question has intrigued thinkers for long until mathematics eventually provided a great framework to better understanding of what's known as conditional probabilities. In this article, we present the ideas through the two-children problem and other fun examples.

Mechanism Design and the Revelation PrincipleMechanism Design and the Revelation Principle By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-02 | Views: 6791 Whenever you need to make a group of people interact, you are designing a mechanism. If you want to achieve a good interaction, you need to make sure your mechanism is well designed. In this article, I'll show you main features of mechanisms through various examples. I'll also talk about a great mathematical tool for mechanism design: the revelation principle.

The Magic of AlgebraThe Magic of Algebra By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-02 | Views: 3745 The power of algebra lies in abstraction, and abstraction is basically forgetting. By retracing the History of algebra from its roots to more recent advancements, this article unveils the numerous breakthrough in our understanding of the world, by abusing of the power of forgetting.

The Magic of AnalysisThe Magic of Analysis By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-02 | Views: 1900 This article retraces the endless pursuit of the infinite that is at the basis of mathematical analysis. From the first approximations of pi to the shape of our limitless universe, from the essential usefulness of differential equations to the troubles with infinite sums, we present the great ideas of mathematical geniuses all along History.

The Amazing Physics of Water in TreesThe Amazing Physics of Water in Trees By Lê Nguyên Hoang | Updated:2016-01 | Views: 60856 As explained by Derek Muller on Veritasium, the flow of water in trees involves complex physical phenomena including pressure, osmosis, negative pressure, capillarity and evapotranspiration. What seems simple will blow your mind!