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Overview

  • 11 References 9 Confirmed & Positive
  • No languages listed
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Engineering, interpersonal
  • Applied Maths
  • From Kiev
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Relationships engineering

ABOUT ME

Open about sharing my thoughts and feelings. Logical kind of thinker. Irrational actor. Continuously expanding my comfort zone. Using happiness as a way to bring more fun things into the world. I blog about that here: swiftbricks.com/blog

Non smoking, non drinking since Jan 2013. Using sleep deprivation for consciousness state switching :)

PHILOSOPHY

It's always too early to give up.
If you're not breaking things, you're not learning fast enough.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Avid listener of a handful of stories by a friend of mine. Was super fascinated by my first week-long trip recently. Addicted ^_^

Interests

Engineering, interpersonal, sales, entrepreneurship, gtd, getting things done, self development, frisbee, hiking

  • dogs
  • acting
  • education
  • running
  • drinking
  • blogging
  • hiking
  • teaching
  • engineering
  • entrepreneurship

Music, Movies, and Books

I love to consume and produce inspiring stuff.

Books:
* Atlas Shrugged
* Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman
* The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Movies:
* Cloud atlas

Music:
* Don't have a favorite artist. Picking tracks from modern pop and radio culture: FloRida, Adam Lambert, Avicii, X-Ray Dog

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Running naked with two shepherd dogs in rural area while it snows.
Went from 20 to 150 pushups in 2 month.

Teach, Learn, Share

I strongly believe that education is going to change the world for the better. In particular I think that's a beautiful way to cut all the wars[1].

I use every opportunity to learn something new and share it with others. It may be as simple as preparing some unusual foods(e.g. burrito), giving lightning talks on a topic I'm excited about or teaching programming to kids.
[1] http://swiftbricks.com/704-warfare-redefined

Countries I’ve Visited

Estonia, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belarus, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United States

Old School Badges

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