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My geeky computer scientist side is real, and so is my passion for
athletics, singing, theater, and yoga when I turn off the computer.
I try to be present: with what I'm doing, with my family and
friends, with the adventure in our lives. I like to dance.
I am an uncle many times over thanks to my three sisters and my
many cousins, with lots of family in the bay area, but I have no
kids of my own. Last summer I took my oldest nephews backpacking in
Desolation Wilderness, super fun to see it through their eyes,
running up hills and jumping off cliffs into snow-fed lakes.
Everyone loves travel. I've been east to Palmyra (during peaceful
times), west to Kashmir, and to many places in between. Grilled
fish at the night market, yum. Crushed ice pineapple drink from a
street vendor in Kerala, uh, be careful :)
I have lived on the east coast, midwest, and west coast. I've
performed on stage. I have been a teacher. I sing in the shower,
and am an easy sleeper. I like haskell, sweet potatoes, board
games, xkcd, words, and a good burrito from Taqueria Cancun.
All the stuff on this profile is true.
What I’m doing with my life
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I write code while reciting Shakespeare in downward dog.
I’m really good at
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Meeting people and remembering them.
The first things people usually notice about me
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People usually hear me coming, often from my laugh, or perhaps I'm
singing, or, well, my voice can carry.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Like any self-respecting bleeding-heart liberal, I consume the New
York Times and the New Yorker regularly. Some random recent books:
1Q84, The Orphan-Keeper's Son, Ready Player One, Gone Girl, The
Snow Leopard, The Martian, Ann Patchett's essays, The Boys in the
The current descendants of prog, e.g., M83, Sirius XMU, I sometimes
work to Steve Reich or Arvo Part, and who doesn't love 80's night?
I'm listening to more jazz in my car, and singing Verdi and
Tchaikovsky in my lessons. Lots of rooms in this house.
I'm somehow always behind on movies and really behind on TV. I've
seen some recent movies with zero foreknowledge, to interesting
effect: Midnight in Paris, I thought, doesn't this guy realize he's
at a costume party? Boyhood, I thought, wow, best casting director
Up for the SF Playhouse, the Marsh, ODC, Berkeley Rep, the
symphony, the operaaaah! Secret tip: National Theatre Live at the
Kabuki. Did you see Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play at ACT?! crazy!
The six things I could never do without
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my family, cousins, nieces, and nephews
the physicality of . . .
the spirituality of . . .
the joy of creation in engineering and art
the experience of the wider world
the steep part of the curve
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to be present, open, and intentional, and how to make changes
in a mindful way.
You should message me if
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You have put time and energy into something geeky, take it
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