Pete Philips

San Francisco, California, United States

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  • Freelance web developer(turning social activist)
  • Dual B.S.'s in Computer Science and Biology
  • From New York, NY
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About Me


very simple: change the world and travel while doing it. also, to find the perfect bloody mary...


I spend way too much time on computers. When I'm not on a computer, I'm either wandering around with my camera, or in transit to hopefully someplace wonderful.

I eat plants(mostly), into electronic music, and rock and everything in between and not between. I play guitar, but I'm considering selling my electric for a better camera...sigh.


dream your life, then live your dreams

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I host or guide whenever possible. I attend CS meetups to meet new folks and see old ones :)


I surfed around the southwest U.S. and that was my first time using the site and it worked out great! Now i'm addicted and I love hosting whenever I get a chance.

I recently completed a year long trip around the world and surfed from Scotland to India and it was A-MAZ-ING. Now I"m sticking put in San Fran and hoping to give back some CS love :)


Photography, using technology for good, not evil, music, biking, running, yoga(if i'm in the mood), international travel!

Music, Movies, and Books

matrix trilogy(+animatrix)
waking life
its all gone pete tong
me and you and everyone we know
sita sings the blues
the fall!
the weather underground
The Spanish apartment/russian dolls
i'm here
darjeeling limited
dog day afternoon
the cruise

Tom Robbins, Dave Eggars, Chuck Pahluckniak(however you spell it), Chuck Klosterman, Kurt Vonnegut, Walt Whitman, Alan Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and all the rest of the beats.

Rock and Electronic and everything in between.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Finding a kitten and a puppy at a ruin at the top of an empty mountain in bolivia. Also, Motobiking up the insane hills up to Darjeeling in India.

Teach, Learn, Share

computers, photography, metaphysics, life.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bolivia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Netherlands, Palestine, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, United States

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