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My self-summary
I am a heap of carbon walking on a small speck of dust that is floating in outer Space...
Ok, that's not the answer you were looking for.

I am a lot of things, a programmer, a mathematician, a rationalist, a passionate fan of good fiction, an anime fan, DnD and The Dark Eye Player, effective altruist and gamer, to just name a few of the groups out there I identify with.
What I’m doing with my life
Usually, a lot. Not all of these are still running, but here is a collection of things that I've worked on:

- Studying mathematics at Berkeley
- Running my own high school course on self-improvement and rationality
- Running my own company
- Cooperating with several non-profits and volunteering
- Working with Effective Altruist organisations trying to do as much good as possible

This takes up most of my time, but when I'm not buried in work, I play some video games, hang out with my friends, have philosophical discussion or play some Pen & Paper Roleplaying games. I also sometimes spend hours randomly reading blogs or surfing the internet.
I’m really good at
Teaching, explaining complex concepts, math, reading, computer science, getting the grasp of a complex concept very fast, organizing projects and logistics
The first things people usually notice about me
I honestly don't know, I would guess that people notice my long hair and my tendency to start talking about very complex concepts in very casual situations.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Ok, so let's structure this in an ordered list:

Fiction Books:
1. Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
2. Enders Game
3. The Fault in our Stars

Non-Fiction Books:
1. Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
2. The Selfish Gene - Richard Dawkins
3. Good and Real - Gary Drescher

1. Shawshank Redemption
2. Scott Pilgrimm vs. the World
3. Fight Club

1. Battlestar Galactica
2. Scrubs
3. Game of Thrones

1. Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
2. Hikaru No Go
3. Serial Experiment Lain

I don't have a preference for any specific genre of music, but I listen to music all day. I choose my music according to the mood I want to be in, so it's probably best to just share the playlists I use for that:

Feel Good/Happiness/Energetic: http://grooveshark.com/playlist/Feel+Good+Songs/77932813
Romantic: http://grooveshark.com/playlist/RomanticDissymphony/84471658
Melancholic/Remembering: http://grooveshark.com/playlist/Songs+Of+My+Life/56115887 (I've got tons of associations with events that happened while listening to these songs, they actually effect my mood in very random ways depending on the song I'm currently hearing, but they give me a strong sense of familiarity)
Motivational/SlightAggression/Rock: http://grooveshark.com/#!/playlist/Chill+Rock/82536157

I love Sushi!
I also love a lot of other food.
I previously thought that I had an aversion to sea food, but this actually turned out not to be true when I tried it.
I am generally open to try things, and enjoy food of almost every cuisine.
The six things I could never do without
1. Other People
I am an extrovert and I need other people to recharge my mental energy. I feel very bad when socially isolated for even just a week , and I really need people I can talk to, and who I can have fun with. This does not necessarily mean good friends of mine. I feel comfortable being thrown into a completely foreign social circle.
2. The Internet
There is so much knowledge on the internet, and so many tools to use, to learn from, so many awesome people, so many thousand miles away from me, that are in some way also just a mouse click away. The Internet is awesome, and I never want to live without it.
3. Modern Science
Scientific understanding of the world is so incredibly powerful. When I look up at the stars and just know that they are completely different worlds, in size far beyond my imagination and with millions of earthlike planets around some of them. I never want to lose that understanding.
4. Awesome People
There are so many awesome people out there, and I've only met a small fraction of them. I want to meet more people, and I want to learn more from these people. I would never want to live without all of these awesome people on earth.
5. Cuddles, hugs and the fuzziness of everyday life
I am a huge fan of cuddling and hugging people. This often has nothing to do with sexual attraction for me, instead it gives me a feeling of acceptance, warmth and safety.

I will keep it at these five
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Rationality and the idea of critical and careful thinking. I also think a lot about world optimization and domination.
On a typical Friday night I am
Doing whatever needs to be done, or whatever I feel like when nothing needs to be done. This can include everything, from going to a party, to visiting a course or talk on any topic at my local hackerspace. It may also include doing math or just staying at home playing video games. It may also include staying at home with other people and watching movies. I prefer to keep my weekends flexible.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I really need physical contact with people, I quickly feel bad when I can't hug or cuddle anyone regularly.
You should message me if
You're interested in any kind of relationship, romantic or otherwise. I am also open to any kind of question, just ask me whatever you want.

If you are interested in polyamory. I am currently dating one other partner, but am quite actively looking for more and potentially more committed relationships (or casual ones). But I am always eager to learn about insights on the complex landscape of polyamorous relationships.

I am highly interested in discussion about interesting concepts, may it be math, philosophy, history or anything else.