Fela Winkelmolen's Photo

Unverified Profile

  • Payment not verified
  • Phone not verified
  • Government ID not verified

Maybe Accepting Guests

  • Last login about 2 months ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Fela’s full profile.


  • 31 references 20 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, Italian; learning German
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Learning and exploring; computer programming
  • I'm studying computer science, and I've read a lot about ...
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


To conquer the world, obviously ;-)


I'm curious, shy, sensitive, non-conforming, lazy, sharp, independent, passionate, indiscriminate, open minded, chaotic, intelligent, questioning, rebellious, honest, and well... a lot of other things :)

My journey started in the italian mountains. There, I grew up in a cottage in the woods from which you need a good 30 minutes walk to even get to a road reachable by car.

I've always been a bit of a dreamer. Walking up the mountain after school my mind would be far away, wondering about the rest of the world, or about how I thought it was. We had goats. And a big garden where we grew our vegetables. Our mule is still happily wandering about.

From there, driven by curiosity, and following tortuous paths I ended up in lively Berlin where I'm now working as an an AI scientist for a big conglomerate. So well on my way to conquering the world...


"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those tho matter don't mind!"


I really like trying to understand how the world works (also called science).

I like to cast spells on computers to make them do what I want (also called programming).

Some things I love: photography, anthropology, maths, snowboarding/skiing, computer science, technology, psychology, nature, board games, cryptocurrencies, chaos theory, politics, outdoor sports, sortition, swing dancing, LessWrong, acrobatics, cognitive biases, books, the tv series Firefly, Ultimate Frisbee, optical illusions.

  • books
  • photography
  • dancing
  • swing dancing
  • walking
  • gardening
  • politics
  • technology
  • board games
  • tv
  • socializing
  • magic
  • outdoor activities
  • surfing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sports
  • anthropology
  • computer science
  • logic
  • mathematics
  • psychology
  • science
  • software
  • mountains

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to teach programming, maths, logic and how to think critically

I like to learn to see the world from different perspectives, and to learn facts about the world that change my predictions on how it behaves

Join Couchsurfing to see Fela’s full profile.

My Groups