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artweek

41 M Chicago, IL

I’m looking for

  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 27–39
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Online now!
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 11″ (1.80m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Religion
Agnosticism
Sign
Virgo
Education
Graduated from Ph.D program
Job
Education
Income
$100,000–$150,000
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, but might want them
Pets
Speaks
English

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My self-summary
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I just relocated to Chicago from Tucson at the beginning of August. Looking forward to learning more about this unfamiliar city of near-infinite neighborhoods! I'm pretty friendly. I have a dynamic personality and am interested in engaging with the world in different ways. I try to stay peaceful, open, outgoing, even while I'm inherently skeptical and tend to look at things through a lens of ironic humor. I'm brainy, but also adventurous, artsy, musical, and open to new philosophies. I used to play drums in a lot of different bands when I lived in NY and CA. Now I often travel to conferences + art events for my job. I've spent a lot of time in South Africa, where most of my family resides. I have a lot of interests-- including music, art, programming, and reading everything in sight. I like having good conversations.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm an assistant professor of computer science with a research interest in data visualization. I'm also a media artist and spend a good amount of time designing interactive art installations.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I liked reading the biographies of the recent Fields medal winners in Quanta magazine. Before I got into programming and media arts I studied literature (ABD in contemporary poetics), mostly now I read (or at least skim) technical articles about data visualization and computer graphics. I still like (re-)reading Emily Dickinson's poems and finding the less famous Philip K. Dick's novels, and also the end-of-the-year collections with the best articles on new scientific discoveries. I sometimes have a bad habit of not finishing novels I start. I go through phases. Roberto Bolano's 2666. Simon Rich's story about the time-traveling pickle-maker. Looking for recommendations...!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
- Having my Gretsch drum kit nearby so that I can practice whenever and invite people to play music without too much hassle.

- Using my laptop to check craigslist for apartments and to make and edit an ever evolving list of things to do and to apply to.

- Unstuffing a soft-covered unlined sketchbook from my front pocket so that I can doodle to stave off ADHD when I'm in meetings longer than 10 minutes.

- Knowing that I have far-flung allies located in cities across America.

- Being near trees and especially parks with those mini exercise stations so that I can do a few pull-ups without having to go to the gym.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to use and abuse technology to make data more meaningful; where I can find a hill to go jogging in Chicago; Why every Thai restaurant on Yelp is rated 3-stars.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Wandering around the city, or maybe working on some sort of project or preparing for next week's class.
You should message me if
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You are smart and creative, and verbal, visual, or musical. And warm-hearted.