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Vivek Rao

Oakland, California, United States

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Overview

  • 5 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • grad student, teacher, etc
  • full time curiosity.
  • From Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

think by doing

ABOUT ME

i love stories and want to hear yours.

in graduate school for engineering after a career in design. will always have soft spots for great writing, community development, and strange animals.

PHILOSOPHY

explore.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

i hold doors, share tables, etc.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

i've been to a few events in SF and met cs folks in western china and indianapolis. couchsurfed in turkey. that was grand.

Interests

writing, sitar, exploring, being in the water ...

Music, Movies & Books

the fountain, donnie darko, etc,
music-wise: if it's thoughtful, epic (fleet foxes, godspeed) or danceable (electronic beats, soul, even 90s leftovers). i love to dance.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

i helped build and drove a solar-powered car across the USA, all 2500 miles of it!

and

i saw a homeless guy receive a $100 bill - eat it, recession!

Teach, Learn, Share

i've learned something from almost everyone.
if you're on this site, i'm guessing i'd learn a lot.

Countries I've Visited

Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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