I'm a transplant to the great lands of America from the glorious
islands of Indonesia. I came here, went to high school, got my
undergrad, and am now learning the ways of plant pathology and
fighting for my doctorate in said field. I also play a lot of games
and thus contribute resources to the gaming industry. Were I to
stop liking video games, whole economies would collapse, millions
of jobs would be lost, Japan's GDP would crumble, and Sony would
have to buckle down and sell bootleg transistors in the streets of
Akihabara (no, we wouldn't want that).
The alluring voice of science has called me ever since I was a
child. I've pursued the path of biology since then, with few
distractions. Now I study plants because my conscience could not
bear the weight of killing rats, even in the name of science.
I like good food, good beer, good games, good books, and good