As of November 21st, 2010 I am going to try to overhaul my entire profile, so the continuity of my profile will probably break down as I change it.
Life is a series of moments so let me share some of my favorite moments with you. :)
Recently I received a letter from the Bank. I have never received a letter from the Bank before. The letter was handwritten it spoke about how wonderful it was to meet me and it spoke of how exciting my future path would be. Let me back up a moment the reason I had gone to the bank was that the previous week I had received an email from a friend (not a really good friend but a friend all the same). The email read I have recently lost my job and I need to borrow some money so I can make my rent for this month. That's what had brought me to the bank that Monday morning. The person who had written the letter to me was the same person who told me how to transfer money directly from my account to his. Additionally I helped him find a job by searching Craigslist for something that would take his weaknesses and turn them into strengths and I am pleased to say he got the job. :)
When I was an undergraduate I was president of a combat engineering robot club. One day I met a blind woman at my university who was a computer engineering major and her seeing eye dog. I told her about my club and she asked if she could join and I said to her she would be able to provide us with perspectives that we would never otherwise have. I would meet her at the train stop before meetings to help her find the room we were in which was always in a different place. One day during one of our elections she was voted into office as a new officer of our club. Then I got the letter from the university that said she had to be removed from office and that I had to remove her immediately. I never removed her from her rightful place as an officer of our club and I only received one more warning after that I would be removed as president of the club if I did not remove from her position.
Who am I? The short answer is I am a curious person. For the long answer read my entire profile.
Take a look at my shorter profile for those of you who don't like to read (my username for that profile is Malachad). Plus it is more current than this one, but I am updating this one as well.
The Cliff Notes version About Me:
1. My first love in life is Science.
2. I completed a Master's at Northeastern University in Bioinformatics (on May 7th, 2010!).
3. Started a PhD :) this September.
4. I'm extremely curious about everything.
5. I'm looking for someone who's happy with who they are.
(The Long Answer)
The Unabridged About Me:
Table of Contents:
What I like to do
Why should we talk, and what about?
Warning, my profile is quite long so get a bowl of popcorn, or your favorite snack food and sit down in your nice comfy chair for an interesting read about an interesting person... .
When I think of myself I usually think: engaging mind, playful, friendly, nice guy, eccentric, polymath, nerd, and extremely curious.
This is a short list of some of the things I like to do in my spare time: ping-pong, billards, dancing, watching scifi on tv, puzzles, meditation, hypnosis, writing, reading, lucid dreaming, music (listening and playing), hiking, canoeing, biking, exploring, and visiting interesting places.
Ani O'hyave lichtov. Ani O'hayve leelmod. Ani O'hayve l'chalom.
I am Jewish/affable, sociable, and cerebral
Just finished my last major in Physics (my other concentrations were Biology, Mathematics and a minor in Chemistry) while being president of my combat robot club (being sole president for many years ... Russian Democracies Rule !!! ), doing research in Protein Interaction Networks, in the fall of '07 I will become a graduate student.
Trying to figure out the pattern in this sequence: AR PR __ __ UL UG EP __ __ __ AN EB and why. I've now figured out the pattern, but can you figure it out (I'm leaving it up for your entertainment)?
Billions of people: that is who I intend to help. I intend to help them through the miracles of modern biological science. Until I get to that goal I will attempt to help as many people as possible.
In October 2007 I created my own website for fun... (if you want to see it you'll have to ask me for the address).
December 3rd 2007 I solved the ISIS Z:) http://www.isisadventure.co.uk .
April 7th, 2008 I decided to start writing a self help book, and I decided to write a website to go along with it in two languages I do not know (mysql (well this is a database actually), and perl).
April 2007 I had spring break, so I visited my sister and her husband in Manhattan. My exciting adventures included a trip to the Brooklyn aquarium, a trip to Coney Island (guess where the aquarium is located ;) ), and a trip to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. In addition I found time to see two of my long time friends, read Jodi Picoult's book Change of Heart, I saw Strand a bookstore that purportedly has 18 miles worth of used and new books (of course I got some books whilst I was in there). I got to see part of NYU. I also went to an autoshow in NYC with my sister's husband got into a a gameshow in it and won a prize (which I found particularly surprising since I know next to nothing about cars!) :).
Spent summer of 2008 experimenting on bacteria in a military lab :) , for a research project. I worked on a superorganism in the lab :) . August 8th I discovered something, and I'm sure this discovery will pave the way to helping people in the future!
Future Goals: Get a graduate degree, and start my own scientific research company.
Recently I was told I was laid back, and very energetic.
Since a lot of people on this site have been asking me for more in this category I've decided to appease them, so here goes. Six of the top Books I've Encountered: 1. The Holographic Universe 2. Jewish Meditation 3. Travels 4. The Art of Dreaming 5. The Kite Runner 6. Bostoners
More favorite movies: Sleeper, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Real Genius, Hackers, Fight Club, The Matrix Trilogy, Indiana Jones Trilogy, Big Fish, Stardust, A Bunny Rabbit Picnic... more to come.
This section should really have a favorite websites part, so I'm adding it. www.thinkgeek.com www.engadget.com www.gizmodo.com www.surefire.com www.albinoblacksheep.com www.wickedlasers.com www.youtube.com www.oddee.com www.google.com www.archive.org www.addictinggames.com www.opera.com www.okcupid.com www.mit.edu www.hell.com www.hebcal.org www.thefacebook.com http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/showdown http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/llama.php http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/blockedme.php http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/animator http://homestarrunner.com/sbemail.html http://homestarrunner.com http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/games/boomshine http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/jealousy
Some of my favorite TV shows include: Star Trek (I enjoy all the different series actually), Everybody Love's Raymond, South Park, The Simpsons, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Universe, Fringe, The Jon Stewart Show, Friends, The X-files, Law and Order SVU, CSI, House, Scrubs, and Futurama.
(Music update as of April 14th, 2008.) As for music I find music to be my own personal muse at least that’s the way I feel when I listen to it. In addition I like music that makes one feel alive while listening to it. The songs that have been played over 100 times on my iTunes play list in order of most played to least are: I Don’t Wanna Be In Love, Never Let Me Go, Blue (Da a dee), Coldplay-Clocks (Soundtrack Peter Pan), Wonderwall, Take You There, Coldplay-The Scientist, See You Again, Big Girls Don’t Cry (Personal), Wizards in Winter (Instrumental), Marvin Gay- Aint No Mountain High Enough, Amber- Sexual, Bloodhound Gang – 02 - The Inevitable Return, Apologize (feat. OneRepublic), Spectromagic Medley [Spectro Magic Nightime Parade][Instrumental] by David Benoit, Hospital Chase, Duel of the Fates (from_Star Wars_The Phantom Menace_), Market Street, Paralyzer, I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), Best of Smooth Jazz Guitar, Millenium, Mr. Brightside, Teardrop, So Long & Thanks for All the Fish, Requiem (The Fifth), _Ronny Jordan – After Hours – Smooth Jazz Guitar, -Hatikvah (The Hope), Acoustic Alchemy – Take Five, Narcotic (Techno Trance Edit), Moondance, The Alchemist, Spanisg Guitar, Proof, -Wake Up Call, -Raiders of the Lost Ark – Main Title, Now Your’re, The Flag Parade (From _Episode I: The Phantom Menace), and The Last Flamenco.
(Book update as of April 14th, 2008.) Okay, with respect to books I apologize up front the list will be quite long, so I’ll try to keep it short by sticking to authors where I've read several books by each. Poe, Faulkner, Kafka, Stephen King, Tolstoy, Asimov (for instance Nightfall which was written by Robert Silverberg as well), Grisham, Chrichton, Carlos Castaneda (such as The Art of Dreaming), C.S. Lewis, Piers Anthony, Roald Dahl, Anne Rice, and Tess Gerritsen. Now I’ll try to start naming books by authors where I have only enjoyed a few of the books they wrote, or perhaps they only wrote one book. Flatland, Uncommon Genius, The Idea Factory: Learning to Think at MIT, my favorite book of all time is The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards, Ender’s Game, Magician Apprentice, Magician Master, The Stainless Steel Rat, Hard Sell which is by Piers Anthony this may very well be the funniest book I have ever read, The Great Brain, What do you Care what Other People Think (by Feynman), “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman”, Rogue Warrior, The Kite Runner, and actually there are many more, but I told you I would try to keep the list brief otherwise I may very well be typing until tomorrow.
0. Physical Chemistry (kissing, cuddling, ...) 1. Chocolate 2. Books to read 3. My family 4. Comedy 5. Science (I'm a nerd what did you expect me to say...?) 6. Ice Cream 7. New information 8. Tons and tons of books 9. My extraordinary computers
Echad: Shalom Shdyiam: Mayiim Shalosh: Ashe Arbah: Shamayim Chamesh: Chumshai Shash: O'hayve
Walk with me for a moment, take a moment to step into my shoes, and hear my thoughts. What do we see? What are we thinking? Who am I? Now listen as I talk to you: when I think something everything I've ever learned, heard, remembered presents itself in less time than it takes you to blink. Now focus with me as I do like a laser moving over the zeros and ones on a DVD in a DVD reader. Let's stop to smell the roses, isn't it cool? Those cherry red blossoms with such detailed fine structure. A cute honeybee floats into sight. What is sight exactly? Is it neurotransmitters of mostly zinc floating through our brain? Is it photons of light reflecting off those delicate wings in the sunlight? What exactly happens as light refracts through those beautiful wings composed of structual proteins. That wispy way in which the bee flies; what governs that? Chaos theory, or is it something else? Welcome to my world, isn't it beautiful, see what I see. My thoughts to your thoughts, my mind to your mind: meditation, hypnosis, astral projection, dream control, ... where will it lead us? Well perhaps it will allow us to make that one simple connection the only connection that matters.
August 3rd, 2008 I was talking with one of my roomates about how if you put a lightbulb in a microwave and turn the microwave on the lightbulb will turn on. My roomate (Ronald) didn't believe me, so I popped in a 60 watt bulb and turned on the microwave and sure enough the lightbulb turned on!
Coming face to face with myself and knowing there is a possibility that the Universe may end.
I have been in the Newspaper more than once, and I have been in at least one commerical.
I am actually quite awful at remembering names.
Best way to understand me is to talk to me :) .
Ask me, I'm pretty open about most things :) .
I have the curiosity of a child, the brains of a college professor, and maturity level of the go to guy when some female friend, or sister needs to talk about something.
I just got back from Texas for Purim! (2010)
You want to talk to me, or if anything I said interests you. If you're bored or lonely. Also if you like Star Trek, or just want to get to know me a little bit better. You want to help me change the world for the better, or you would like me to help you.
If you can tell me how to take a fractional derivative, how to solve a fractional Gamma function by hand, or what a fractional derivative might be used for.
Also if you want to comment on this poem I wrote.
When the Winter Dawn Blows
Morning: the sweetest winter snow like
angels on my face. Ah the vivid display of
fireworks above my head. Our god in his holy
capitol sure knows what he is doing. The
smell of Ecstasy on my lips elevates me to
new heights among the holy men in royal
blue. I scream ineffably god is the man he
knows how to judge his native sons in each
of their own lands. Tomorrow brings pains
each more delightful than the last as god
Best way to reach me is IM on aol under the name Sutak.
I have recently disabled "Woo" (March 17th, 2008) since I would rather a person write something of substance to me, and if you do I'll respond in kind. :)
Yay, you have made it to the end of my profile. If you have read this far you can use the word 4free on our first date, and I will buy something garunteed on the date.