Hi, I’m Jimmy Hickey. I’m a programmer and statistics PhD student at North Carolina State University. You can learn more about my professional background in the resumé section and more about me as a person below. In the posts section you will mostly see my homework solutions and some notes. You can see some of my programming adventures in the projects section.

Hobbies

  • Programming
  • Tennis
  • Reading
  • Knitting
  • Cross Stitching
  • Video Games

TV Shows I Like

  • Black Mirror
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Community
  • It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  • M*A*S*H
  • Modern Family
  • Seinfeld
  • The Office

Musicians I like

  • Billy Joel
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Father John Misty
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Vulfpeck
  • Watsky

If I only got one song from each artist.

Podcasts I like

  • Monday Morning Podcast
  • Omnibus Project
  • Stuff You Should Know
  • This American Life

My more politically charged opinions

  • 0 based indexing > 1 based indexing
  • Dark theme > Light theme
  • Monospace > Variable-width
  • Oxford comma > No Oxford comma
  • $E[(X)^2] \neq E(X)^2$
  • $E[(X)^2] = E[X^2] > $ expectation of open parenthesis X squared close parenthesis $ > E(X)^2 > EX^2$