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Overview

  • 21 References 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Nepali
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • University Student / Technology Writer
  • Some University
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Cram my brain with as much information about Machine Intelligence as possible. Ride the wave.

ABOUT ME

Amiable with a curious, yet, skeptical disposition. In the past I founded a non-profit community cooperative bicycle shop and lived and traveled for two years on a sailboat. I'd like to think I am a good listener, I much prefer listening to people talk and articulate clear and precise questions so that I can listen to them more.

PHILOSOPHY

I believe most in goodness, truth and beauty I hold these as dear virtues.
If something is everything, it is nothing. Nothing is sacred, everything is sacred.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have done little surfing but I really enjoy meeting new people, try to be as open as possible and enjoy helping others in any what way i can.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
I've always hosted when I had the space available, met some of my best friends through couchsurfing.

Interests

I'm really focused on the growing craze that people call "Artificial Intelligence". This all started in Winter 2015 and not really sure where it's going to take me but I am still pursuing and enjoying the path it has taken me on.

  • literature
  • ethics
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • chess
  • music
  • guitar
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • bike polo
  • rowing
  • computer science
  • python
  • machine learning
  • artificial intelligence

Music, Movies, and Books

movies,

ghost in the shell, tekkonkinkreet, the life aquatic, inception, miyazaki, kubrick...

music,

currently johnny and the moon, sigur ros, dave van ronk, tallest man on earth, old man luedecke, anything that makes me feel like i'm in a desert

books,

song of ice and fire, carl jung, birdy, kurt vonnegut, a confederacy of dunces, dune, hesse.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Moved all my belongings, myself and my dog onto an island off an island without burning any fuel. Seen the Aurora Borealis more times than I can count on my hands.

Teach, Learn, Share

can teach you how to:

fix your bike, the basics of a co-op business structure, programming, the semi-current state of artificial intelligence, not panic in a boat, how to sail, how to play bike polo, tell port from starboard.

i love learning how to:
make new foods, see the world differently, say things in different languages sugoi!, gain a new one of one and a thousand and one useful skills

i can share with you:
a bike!, unconditional truth, a story or two.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Would love to cook a meal or two and I'll make sure your house is cleaner than it was when I arrived.

Countries I’ve Visited

New Zealand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada

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