Aharon Alexander

San Francisco, California, United States

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  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Front-end Engineer
  • B.A., Philosophy
  • From Dallas, TX
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About Me


To develop beautiful and valuable webapps!


I am a Generalist Web Developer and Standardista. For the most part I am a systems thinker who is capable of applying dialectic and scientific methods to UI/UX problems, and I have a strong interest in the development and implementation of hypermedia designs and applications.

I enjoy the physical activity of writing code, the feeling of my hands as bit wizards; perhaps what Brian Cantwell Smith contrives "semiotic alchemy." I want to find others who share such now-not-so-crazy ideas. In short —

Education, Search, Hypermedia, W3C Standards, Accessibility, Infosthetics.


I am a practicing psychonaut. I have employed LSD, magic mushrooms (psilocybin), methylone, and magnetic fields to successfully enhance various aspects of my cognition, affection, and audition systems; and bootstrap various deficiencies due to Williams Syndrome of my neuroconstitution and electro-cardiovascular system.

I studied logic under Dr. James Garson, and learned epistemology from Dr. Bredo Johnsen.

I am also a Spinozist when it comes to metaphysics, pataphysics; and a Wittgensteinian.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I hope to surf and share cool ideas.




Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Education, Health Care, Image Recognition, Interface Design, Medical Devices, Mobile, Neuroscience, Search, Semantic Search, Semantic Web, Social Media, User Experience Design.

Music, Movies, and Books

Most of my entertainment is back in Houston, Texas. I am currently listening to a lot of Beef Terminal and noise rock.

Currently reading Alain Badiou and studying hypermedia.

I'll watch any Woody Allen flick if it's on, or Chinatown.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've learned how to powerslide on a longboard without gloves. Oi!

Teach, Learn, Share

I share most of what I find here: https://kippt.com/nerdfiles/ and on my github: http://github.com/nerdfiles/.

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