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Tristan Harris

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Overview

  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • recovering founder of startup companies
  • B.S. in Computer Science at Stanford
  • From Santa Rosa
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Amplifying human potential.

I work at Google on "Design Ethics": Creating new ethics standard for the design of technology products so that "Amusing Ourselves to Death" doesn't become the predominant future of humanity.

ABOUT ME

Honest, thoughtful, passionate conversationalist, have a sense of wonder about the world and interested to work together as a team to break it down and figure it out. Interested in attention, the art of living, and focusing on what fulfills human beings collective deep desires...

PHILOSOPHY

Existentialism, Stoicism

Interests

Play accordion music publicly in parks and on the street (mostly Yann Tiersen and Beirut), I dance tango, build startup companies, constantly striving to learn profusely from diverse fields-- behavioral economics, psychotherapy, social psychology, philosophy, design, habit formation, etc. Spend a lot of time thinking about how technology can actually make the world a better place, and diving deep into the meaning of "better" :)

I'm a world expert on all the ways things influence us : from the physiological to the behavioral to the social.

Music, Movies & Books

My Dinner with Andre, I Heart Huckabees, Before Sunset, The Graduate, Gattica, Little Miss Shunshine, Cinema Paradiso.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Jumping off a boat at 2am into the south-pacific near Halong Bay in Vietnam, and see the plankton light up into bright blue colors. Go on a pub crawl with Bono in Dublin, and going on a solo road trip across Ireland to see the Cliffs of Moher.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Chile, France, India, Italy, Peru, Spain, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uruguay, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, Germany, Peru, United States

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