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Overview

  • 4 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 45, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Builder of community. Listener. Techno-social open-sour...
  • Way too much.
  • From Grew up in Maine and NH, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Consulting in education, science and open culture. Making the world a bit better on my trip.

ABOUT ME

I'm no longer using CouchSurfing after it was taken over and turned into a for-profit company. It lost all the community elements that got me here.

I like to understand people, and why we do all the crazy things we do. I like information and how it flows and changes our context. I like sociology and politics and culture. I can seem quiet and intense when I'm feeling shy but I also have a very outgoing side. I have a complex and somewhat unique worldview. I'm still learning to laugh at myself and take my world less seriously.

PHILOSOPHY

Let your capital be simplicity and contentment.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've hosted a few times. Planning trips in the future. I've attended some awesome group gathers here in SF and met some fantastic people.

BEST COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Meeting 8 strangers celebrating on a Christmas day and had a great time.

Interests

3D shapes and spaces. How the subconscious drives individuals' behavior. Web page layouts. The upper corners of rooms. Why I sound so much different on tape than I think I do when I talk. Eating healthy foods and learning to cook for myself. My two kids.

  • culture
  • education
  • cooking
  • politics
  • teaching
  • science
  • sociology

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Jumping out of an airplane at 22,000 feet. Watching the birth of my 2 children. Living in a foreign land for 3 months.

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Denmark, Taiwan, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, United States

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