Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
TL; DR ..... Basic Bitch.
If there is anything you need to know about me, it's that I am a
free thinker that loves intellectual discourse and variety of
experiences. My biggest fear is going through life and limiting my
experiences to conventional ones. This means that I'm pretty
introspective about the way I live my life and in some ways, live
quite an alternative lifestyle. I'll leave details for that later
My passion has always been learning so I am more than likely going
to enjoy learning what excites you intellectually.
Finally, I make it a point to try and visit another country once a
year. Lately I have been frequenting Asia so this year it's off to
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm an algorithmic trader at a small proprietary trading firm
(hedge fund) in Chicago doing statistical arbitrage and high
I also recently finished my grad degree at UIUC and am ABD
on my PhD
there which I'm not sure if I'll
finish. Actually, it's likely I will return to pursue a statistics
PhD, since machine learning is a strong interest of mine.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
reading what people are thinking. Being pretty introspective
myself, I pick up on subtle cues fairly well.
The first things people usually notice about me
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is that I seem quite approachable.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Book: A Brief History of the Universe, The White Man's Burden,
Second Machine Age
Movie: Any good comedy featuring one of the 'Frat Pack'
Music: Linkin Park, Kayne West, other trashy pop stuff....
Food: On a health food binge lately but when I splurge, BBQ ribs
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1)Internet 2)Family 3)Books 4)Travel
Since no single publication more effectively reflects my world
view, I would encourage anyone with an inkling of curiosity for the
world outside the US to read it. It's free on their website with
new issues posted Thurs mornings.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
geopolitics and where I'd like to be in 10 years. The current
answer to this question is working for an international development
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
out and about. I make it a rule to go out at least one day on the
weekends. On this note, I have recently noticed that many of my
friends are getting into 'ruts' where they hang with the same
people at the same places each weekend. Thus, I am definitely open
to making new friends on here to hopefully broaden my weekend
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I sleep with a teddy bear. Yikes.
Also, D and s.
You should message me if
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you want to. I try to answer all actual messages, creeps included.
Oh, and are very open minded. Life is too short to stay in your
OR if the letters D and s mean anything to you :)
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