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My self-summary
I really love great art and great design. I think the Germans and Italians really figured it out, but on occasion, I'm really surprised by the English. I love how their cultures influence their designs in different ways. Not every culture is into these things.
What I’m doing with my life
Laying the foundation for greatness. I haven't started my own company yet because up until now, I haven't been able to program the entire technology stack I'd need to ship a product. I do now, and my product is coming together! So my time is spent staying physically fit, my day job, and then my night/weekend job working for myself.

Here's a quote I read the other day that really resonated with me:

"Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work." --Gustave Flaubert

When Steve Jobs was younger, he was asked what inspired him. He jokingly replied, "The scorn of women." People will think you're a loser until they see you enjoying the fruits of your labour, then they want you to give them some!

Stop talking. Lead by example.

When I was in my late teens, I ran part of my dad's business that he didn't care about. I competed on customer service, location, and turn around time (even though my product was technically inferior, there wasn't that much of a difference). I started out handling emergency/rush orders, and before I knew it I had ALL their business. Then one day it ended when Western Star trucks moved their plant from BC to the Oregon. Then I went to University and have savoured those days ever since.
The first things people usually notice about me
When I like something, I REALLY REALLY like it!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books I've read lately:
Non-fiction: Empire of Illusion, Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun, Barbarians at the Gate, Insanely Simple, Inside Apple, Innovator's Dilemma, Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Fiction: Snow Crash, American Gods

I have two books on the go right now: Fordlandia by Greg Grandin and Zealot by Resa Aslan. I haven't gotten very far into Fordlandia, but it's pretty apparent that Grandin thinks Ford is an evil, EVIL man. The guy was born 100 years ago on a farm and became the one of the greatest industrialists know to man, he's allowed to have his faults.

I read A Confederancy of Dunces in university and I've got to read it again. One of my all time favourites!

Movies: Manhattan by Woody Allen, Wall Street by Oliver Stone, There Will Be Blood

Food: I'm generally a healthy eater. Most of what I eat is either organic or locally grown (or both if I can help it!). Otherwise I like eastern european, mediterranean, and middle eastern cuisines.

Music: what I've been listening to lately: Bach by Glenn Gould, Brahms, Tegan and Sara, The Stone Roses, Jamiroquai, Frank Sinatra, The Black Keys...
Six things I could never do without
My morning jog
My morning ride
Cast iron frying pan
Retina displays
On a typical Friday night I am
Getting things in order for an early Saturday.
You should message me if
You take care of yourself and want to get to know a guy who does the same.

Do you know who Martin Luther was?
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