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I have a bit of a complicated story, having worked on 4 startups on 5 continents.
My LinkedIn has an abridged summary of that story: https://in.linkedin.com/in/walkadm
And the last 1.5 years I've been in Bangalore, India growing my startup www.hummingbill.com
I used to be very active on CouchSurfing, but unfortunately due to work and sensitive housemates, I haven't been able to host folks. I have a strong sense of guilt about that.
None the less, if you're up to something interesting and you're in Bangalore, please hit me up.
I love learning and experiencing new things.
I'm a couch surfing junkie.
I take from both the logical positivists and the phenomenologists, it's valuable to both model and experience reality
couchsuring if about destroying your preconceived notions
kill people with kindness
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
CS has given me the opportunity to meet the type of people I want to know. I learn so much through conversation.
traveling?, film, literature, philosophy, music, art, languages, obscure vocabulary, autodidacticism, poly-methism, hard working people, backpacking, fencing, cooking, medieval armor, cartoon dinosaurs particularly brontosauruses, architecture,dancing outside, outdoor dining, a good beer outside on a beautiful day, brisket
- outdoor activities
Music, Movies, and Books
American Beauty, Brazil, Ghost in the Shell, Waking Life, Dead Ringers, Lost Highway
Death in Venice, One Hundred Years of Solitude, On the Road, The Plague, 1984, Travels with Charley, Candide
Electronic: Massive Attack, Amon Tobin, DJ Shadow, Aphex Twin, Bjork, DJ Cam, DNTEL, Boards of Canada, Portishead, Goldie, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Tricky, Ulrich Schnauss, The Prodigy, Roni Size, Red Snapper, Burial ...
Hip Hop: A Tribe Called Quest, Pete Rock and CL Smooth, De La Soul, Rakim, Blacksheep, Gang Starr, Digable Planets, Souls of Mischief, Brand Nubian, Main Source, DAS EFX, Lyrics Born ...
Rock: Pavement, Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, Stereolab, Nick Drake, Joanna Newsome, Slint, Spider Virus, My Bloody Valentine, School of Seven Bells, Mogwai Arcade Fire, Slowdive, Broadcast, Blonde Redheade, Pixies ...
Ambient: Brian Eno, Richard Bone, Stars of the Lid
Bring a hard drive when you visit, or ask me to bring mine when I visit
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
the moon hanging over Santorini, illuminating the entire island
backpacking for a week on the Appalachian Trail, mid Vermont to northern Massachusetts; the experience of being completely removed from society
standing at the edge of an Andean mountain watching the clouds envelope the surrounding mountains
literally stuck in an ocean of Czech people during the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Prague
watching the sunrise from a hot air balloon over the great Serengeti
Teach, Learn, Share
those who are passionate about their interests
What I Can Share with Hosts
lots of stories, some product management and SaaS marketing lessons learned
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Kosovo, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, South Africa, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Chile, India, Kenya, Kosovo, Spain, United States