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I just want someone who'd enjoy improvisational theatre and
Settlers of Catan, but all these girls' dating profiles say they
"hate drama" and "don't play games".
I grew up in Australia, and moved to the Bay Area relatively
I'm involved in the Effective Altruism
I write songs. Here's one about feminism, pick up artists, and
What I’m doing with my life
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Writing Scala. Writing music. Learning about interesting things.
Spending time with interesting people.
I’m really good at
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Writing songs which make people gasp and smile. Keeping the
attention of large crowds. Taking crazy ideas seriously.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My height and the color of my hair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Music: I listen to a shitton of music from a wide variety of
genres. Here's a selection of stuff I've been enjoying recently:
Ball Park Music, Streetlight Manifesto, Sturgill Simpson, The Smith
Street Band, Penguin Prison, San Fermin, Dear and the Headlights,
Courtney Barnett, Cake, World/Inferno Friendship Society, Chromeo,
Fun Machine, RDGLDGRN
Novels: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Kurt Vonnegut, Tom
Non fiction books: Scarrufi's history of rock music. Tanembaum's CS
TV Shows: I just finished watching Avatar: The Last Airbender, and
it was amazing. That's probably my favorite TV show, out of the
relatively few I've seen. I also liked Firefly.
Blogs: Slate Star Codex, LessWrong (back in the old days)
Food: I'm fairly easy to please (uh, except for being vegan). My
favorite Bay Area restaurant is Gracias Madre.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Intelligent friends who follow ideas to their natural conclusions.
Life is pretty lame without a computer--it's how I talk with most
of my friends, and it's how I do most of my work and hobbies, and
it's where I consume most of my media. I can go without most other
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Popular music and what makes it so good. Existential risk. User
interfaces, and how to make better ones.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I haven't settled into a routine here in America yet, so don't
really have a typical Friday night. I used Google Location History
to look at my last two months: I was at home for four Friday
nights, at Stanford with friends on two, at Berkeley on one, and at
a party in SF at one.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Someone once published an article about me which claimed that my
"criticism of her views on metaethics" was a
pick-up-artist-inspired seduction tactic. If PUAs actually
encouraged discussion of metaethics, I'd be much more on board with
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