My day job is writing graphics code for Google Maps. Fun company,
interesting work, good people - my coworkers are all smart,
competent, and genuine.
I used to program video games for a living, which was both
soul-crushing and wildly productive. I was in the industry long
enough that you might've played the games I worked on back when you
were a teenager.
I love geeking out over whatever topics I've unearthed from the
Wikipedia mines. At one point a few years back my kitchen was
filled with two dozen different variations on vegan cheese.
My den is overflowing with bits and pieces of electronic art
projects. I designed and built these necklaces that respond to sound
which are called
Bliplace 2. I also did a wee
but the battery life is crappy. They're still in
prototype phase, but people seem to like 'em.
I'm not athletic, but I do eat quite healthy (hooray Google
cafeteria) and head to the gym often enough to keep my bones from
disintegrating - I like the leg pressy thingy. Riding real bikes
around Capitol Hill is much more fun than the boring stationary
ones though, especially if there's a picnic at the end.
I have a New Year's resolution to attend improv comedy classes or
something similar. I'm... hesitant but excited? I think I'd be good
at it, actually, in a mad scientist sort of way.