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Overview

  • 7 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Web Developer
  • Masters in Computer Science
  • From Melbourne, FL, USA
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About Me

I have been using computers since I learned how to walk. Growing up, I would help my quadriplegic uncle Tony use his old Apple ][. I pretty much always knew I would have a career in technology. I graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors and a Masters in Computer Science. Since then, I have been working with PaleoSun, Inc, developing awesome websites for lots of incredible Asheville businesses, and loving every minute of it.

I love music. I pick around on the banjo, guitar, and mandolin, and play percussion and a variety of other instruments. I'm also a big fan of using my body as an instrument, with such skills as hand farting and Tuvan throat-singing.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Well, I used to have a gigantic house and loved to host couchsurfers. Since then, I bought my own house, which is less gigantic, and far from town, so I don't do much hosting. However, I will be travelling in Europe soon, and am hoping to find some excellent couch hosts to show me around!

Interests

  • cats
  • music festivals
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music
  • computer science
  • physics
  • science
  • quantum physics
  • craft beer
  • jokes
  • castles
  • web development
  • banjo
  • evolution
  • puns

Music, Movies, and Books

Many years ago I was asked to list my top 5 favorite musicians, and the list still holds up today. That would be: Paul Simon, Beck, John Hartford, Bela Fleck, and David Grisman.

Some of my favorite currently touring acts are: Lake Street Dive, The Wood Brothers, Snarky Puppy

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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