Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm an ex-academic working in SF for the last 4 years. I've lived
in South Carolina, upstate NY and near Detroit. My family is from
India, so with all of those influences, I identify as a lot of
I love to travel. Favorite memories include: eating a deep fried
tarantula in Phnom Penh (delicious), getting kicked out of a ping
pong club in Bangkok hours before having to catch my flight home
and café hopping in Paris.
I go out a lot and I love discovering neighborhood bars and
establishing myself as a local. When I graduated, my local watering
hole in Columbia, SC named a drink after me. The Dr. Rishi
consisted of tequila, sprite and a dash of Tobasco. No one ordered
Other interests include ruining your favorite punk songs at karaoke
night and going out for music. Lately, I've been kayaking every
weekend to discover all of the awesome natural resources this part
of the world had to offer --Tomales Bay, Santa Cruz, HMB, etc.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I have no fucking idea.
Presently, I'm a software engineer that is working on a product
that aims to help neighborhoods and communities be safer and more
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Conversation, mixing a gin martini, math and swearing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: 1984, Catcher in the Rye, Breakfast at Tiffany's
Movies: CQ, Cecil B. Demented, Life Aquatic
Shows: Parks and Rec, Archer, Mad Men, Arrested Development
Music: The Stooges, Modest Mouse, Radiohead, Sleater-Kinney, The
Velvet Underground, The White Stripes, Beck, Devo.
Food: sushi, pho, food trucks, taco stands
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The sociology of bars, politics, math and science, the software
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
singing at a karaoke night, relaxing at a neighborhood bar, driving
somewhere so I can go kayaking in the morning, or trying to
discover something new in the city.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
The older I get, the more I act like a child.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You're open to meeting an odd duck.
Alternately, dating aside, I would love to have a kayaking buddy. I
go nearly every weekend. No experience necessary. I usually drive
out with the top down in my roadster and take the scenic route.
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