Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew.
Midwesterner who moved to New York, because how do you keep them on
the farm? Continually amused by what New Yorkers think is "cold"
and "snow". I'm honest and considerate, but not very empathetic. If
do something it's much more likely to be because I think that I
should, as opposed to it feeling right. You can judge for yourself
which motivation is the more reliable.
I like cooking, kayaking, intellectual conversations, museums, rock
climbing, and travelling. In particular, every other year or so I
like to throw all my stuff in storage and spend a few months on
another continent. It would be nice to have someone to do that
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm a private investor (my own money) with a writing hobby and a
hope that someday the two will switch.
I used to have a startup. Startups are hard.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Planning, making toasts, kayaking, writing, exploiting frequent
flyer programs, cooking
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I read a lot. I like mostly non-fiction and science-fiction books
that make me think and poetry that makes me feel. I don't really
care for poems that are actually acrostics in disguise (sorry, The
New Yorker). A heavily abbreviated list of favorites: The Bottom
Billion, The Better Angels of Our Nature, 1984, The Sandman, East
of Eden, The Great Gatsby, Nana to Kaoru, The Gods Themselves,
Slaughterhouse Five, Huckleberry Finn, Emily Dickinson's Poetry.
Recently I've been reading The Three Body Problem.
Movies/TV: Lawrence of Arabia, Pulp Fiction, The Muppet Christmas
Carol (seriously, The Muppet Christmas Carol), The Godfather,
Casablanca, Miyazaki, FLCL, Mad Men, Firefly, Archer
There are people in New York who will say "I guess I'm a little bit
of a foodie," as if it is something dirty and they don't want to
admit how much they like it. I am not one of those people. In
Germany, I ate a 22-course meal. I had to lie down. But it was
probably the best lying down I've done with all my clothes still
on. I have strong opinions about the merits of michelin stars. I
own Thomas Keller's cookbook. I really like food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Spreadsheets (Trust me, I'm incredibly interesting)
Something to do
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Why people do dumb things. Ignorance, I think -- and pride. Mostly
How we live in the future.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The same thing we do every night, Pinky.
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