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  • Fluent in English; learning Persian (Farsi), Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Student/Researcher
  • MIT
  • From FL, USA
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About Me

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet new people! I want to have a more real, down-to-earth experience when traveling, and hope to give other people that opportunity as well.

Interests

Music, piano, reading, tea, beer, wordplay, etc.

  • arts
  • beer
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • piano
  • history
  • psychology

Music, Movies, and Books

I play classical piano and grew up on classical music. I like a lot of other genres, too, though : ) Good music isn't genre specific.

Some films I like:
- The Shining
- 2001: A Space Odyssey
- The Big Lebowski
- Fargo
- Mulholland Drive
- Dead Man
- Wizard People Dear Reader
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail

My favorite novel is probably Infinite Jest.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love talking, teaching, and learning about music and music-making! I'm pretty awful at improvising, but trying to get better.

I also like talking about computers, programming, and algorithms, but wouldn't want to push that on anyone unless they really wanted to talk about it! I am a Teaching Assistant at MIT where I've taught small sections in an introductory algorithms class - it's surprisingly fun and rewarding.

I also love to talk about art, ideas, people, their beliefs, and their motivations. I haven't studied philosophy and only a little psychology, but it's hard not to be interested in these subjects.

I don't know all that much about history and politics, but would definitely like to learn more. I don't live under a rock or anything, but there's so much to know. I'm often impressed with how much people seem to know about the world.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Iran

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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