Hi, I’m Walter.

I am a writer, engineer, and dancer, trying to learn more about the world for the betterment of my own life, and the people around me. This blog is home to my work, thoughts, and weekly podcast (on hiatus).

What I’m Working On


Engineering Thermodynamics (ME2121)

Mechanics of Machines (ME3112)

Engineering Innovation and Modelling (ME2102)

Quantum Computation (UIT2205)

Multiculturalism in Singapore and Its Contested Meanings (USE2317)


Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)

South of the Border, West of the Sun (Haruki Murakami)

The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World (Cal Newport)

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (Jordan Peterson)

Feynman Lectures on Computation (Richard Feynman)

1984 (George Orwell)


NUS Inter-Collegiate Games (Overwatch)

CAC+US Concert 2018

10-Week intermediate breakdancing course by Bboy Leonard (Band of Brothers)

Planning events for the Cultural Activities Club (CAC) at NUS

What’s New

Saving The Unobservable Phenomena (2017)

Walter Tay Ann Lee Associate Professor Kuldip Singh UNL2210 – Mathematics and Reality 22 September 2017 SAVING THE UNOBSERVABLE PHENOMENA In this paper, I will consider the arguments that have been offered for the ‘common conception’ of constructive empiricism. I will claim that this ‘type’ of constructive empiricism is problematic because the argument from underdetermination …

Bilingual Twins: The Similarity between Oriya and English (2017)

For privacy purposes, I have removed all images from this paper Professor Name: Peter Vail Subject Name: UHB2207 Language, Cognition and Culture Due 19th November 2017 Bilingual Twins: The Similarity between Oriya and English In this paper, we build a case for what seems to be a striking similarity between Oriya and English by looking …

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