salsarichard
26 Oxford, UK
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What I’m doing with my life
Finding the best way to systematically make the world a better place. At the moment this means working for a social enterprise that I helped start at university, and I'll soon be off to work for a tech company and hope to eventually set up my own business and donate the money to charity.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books:
Too many to list, but many books in: psychology, design, technology, and business. I'm also making my way through a fascinating biography of Theodore Roosevelt.

Movies:
It's a wonderful life, Schindler's list, Groundhog Day, Master and Commander, Spirited Away.

Music:
Dance and electronic music: DJ Shadow, Mr Scruff, Hidden Orchestra, 65DaysOfStatic, RATATAT, Noisia, Future Sound of London, electro house, psychedelic trance, french funky house, drum and bass.
Classical music: Bach, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Steve Reich, John Adams, Philip Glass.
Some metal/rock: Metallica (esp the S&M album), Iron Maiden, Black Stone Cherry.

TV Shows:
The West Wing
The six things I could never do without
Intellectual challenge
Books
The outdoors
Salsa and dancing
Fascinating people
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How to live a more awesome life, how to save lives and improve the world.
On a typical Friday night I am
Dancing or drinking with friends.
You should message me if
I'm seeing someone so not looking for a relationship now, but I'm up for friendship if you're interesting. Also contact me if you're interested in the ideas of effective altruism and the organisation 80,000 Hours.
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