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Overview

  • 17 References 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Student
  • PhD
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Living the dream and having so much fun I can't stand it. I'm in a social psychology grad program and study culture, social class, and identity. I also freelance often as a statistician, usually for some big tech companies, because apparently those things are related.

I remember names, have a difficult time giving simple answers, and can be obsessive about geometry, punctuation and large, open spaces. I often have to bite my lip to keep from laughing unprovoked.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I enjoy meeting new people and have always enjoyed couch surfing when traveling. I've hosted a handful of people when living in Pittsburgh and Seattle, and have also surfed in Oregon, Washington, Germany, and the UK.

Interests

Chess Master, deep sea gigantism, reading, roof tops.

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Haruki Murakami, Kurt Vonnegut, Gabriel Garcia-Marquez, Zadie Smith, James Morrow, David Sedaris, Richard Dawkins, B.F. Skinner, Tobias Wolff, Michel Foucault.

Movies: Magnoila, Snatch, Watership Down, I love you Phillip Morris, Man on Wire, City of God.

Music: The Mars Volta, David Bazan, Horse the Band, The Blood Brothers, Turin Brakes, Iron and Wine, Sigur Ros, Kaki King, Ratatat, Six Parts Seven, Eisley, Homesick for Space.

Food: Chinese food and generally speaking, things that don't come from a microwave.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

When I was 25 I invented a suite of social media machine-learning algorithms, several of which went to patent. I wish I could say they're making the world a better place, but chances are they're out drinking Olde English 40's and loitering on the various stoops of the internet.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom

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