30Somerville, United States
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My self-summary
Message me if you can get me a job in research, science, nonprofit, or governmental work in Boston. I have the cred and experience to back it up.


I'm going to start with the controversial: sapiosexual. I need people who enjoy sharing their intelligence and skills with me. Everyone knows something and if you know it then I want to know it. Teaching me Java or explaining how a car engine works is effectively foreplay for me.

Unusually sanguine for my generally depressive nature.

I really enjoy teasing people goodnaturedly.

I only need schadenfreude and twinkly lights to be happy.

Please note: I am polyamorous. I do have other partners.

Buzzwords: Board games. Wine. Disney. Arts. Glitter. Percussion. Space. Vinyl. Poly. Adventures. Bouncy balls. Art Deco. Trading cards. Kink. Dapper. Nerd. Oldies. Biology. Collecting. Popcorn. Neuroscience. Architecture. Culture.

What I’m doing with my life
Trying to find the best path through life to accomplish the most beneficial change.

I have many interests and few passions. I do whatever I find interesting at any particular time.

Always working on my globetrekking. The list of what's next changes daily according to new places and events. Top of the list for fun is currently Germany. When the dust settles is Turkey. For work is Guatemala. The best plan I've heard of yet is to go to every single UNESCO site. I am obsessed with UNESCO.

"A good detective knows that every task, every interaction, no matter how seemingly banal, has the potential to contain multitudes." - Sherlock Holmes, "Elementary" S01E17
I’m really good at
Asking questions. I am genuinely interested in what you have to say and will encourage you to continue to talk about what you love.

Finding unorthodox and unconventional solutions to problems.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm feisty. Apparently that's what New Englanders call it and that works for me. I have no problem challenging you on something if I think you are wrong. So expect to have to back up your position with facts and evidence. I try to be pleasant about it though.

I swear like a sailor.

Somehow I seem to come across as nice and possibly even sweet.
Beware the illusion.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
These are updated according to my mood. Today's answers are:

Author: Terry Pratchett

Book: Ready Player One - Ernest Cline

Comic: Kill 6 Billion Demons

Poet: Carol Ann Duffy

Poem: “The Square Root of Three” by David Feinberg

Play: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Musical: Wicked

Artist: Ettore DeGrazia

Movie: My Sassy Girl (2001)

Actress: Lucy Lawless

Actor: Kang Sung-Ho

TV Show: Gummi Bears

Anime: Sailor Moon

Music: Richard Cheese

Song: Feel It Still - Portugal. The Man

Composer: Ludovico Einaudi

Podcast: Song Exploder

Video Game: Danganronpa

Comestible: Dumplings

Libation: Pink Lemonade
Six things I could never do without
Obviously it's Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs plus the internet.

Additionally for me would be whiskey.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The issues in the world that need to be fixed.

Why more people aren't deeply in love with My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.

Whether to work on Java or Mandarin.

Which adventure I should have next in Boston.
On a typical Friday night I am
Probably at some party. Or working on a project. Or watching tv.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
My greatest achievement in life is growing up alongside Harry Potter.
You should message me if
I'm gonna be honest, I'm pretty far over on the introversion scale. It costs me a good amount of energy to reply back or schedule a meetup. Don't take it personally if I don't end up replying to you or don't agree with meeting you in person. I may just not be able to afford the energy at the time.

If "dragons" is not a good enough reason to read, watch, play, or do something, then we will not be friends.

You understand why feminists are angry.

You can teach me to ride a skateboard!

Messages simply saying "hi" will be ignored.
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