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My self-summary
I'm very mathematical, political, & logic-oriented. I used to write for a few popular special interest publications (such as Anarkismo or Black Bridge International),.

Born near Philly. Lived in Longyearbyen, Austin, Olympia, etc

I am only really active in the evening.
What I’m doing with my life
I've published two papers to the IEEE's Computer publication. My thesis was the development of a distributed, authenticated peer-to-peer voting system for secure and verifiable elections.
I’m really good at
Reverse engineering. I really like breaking things down to learn how they work.
The first things people usually notice about me
would have to be the beard.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Neuromancer, No Logo, Naked Lunch, Generation X, White Noise, Dune, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, 1984 (not Brave New World so much), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, At the Mountains of Madness (Basically anything by HP Lovecraft is amazing though), jPod

Movies: anything by Roger Corman, Battle Royale, Blade Runner, The Big Lebowski, Election, Dr. Strangelove, The Graduate, Fargo, This is Spinal Tap, Blue Velvet, Donnie Darko, Whip It, Generation X, Ed Wood, Clerks, Runaway Jury, The Room, Videodrome, The Doom Generation, Rushmore, 12 Angry Men, The Raid, Love Exposure, Moonrise Kingdom, Survive Style 5+

Music: My library (started 2007) - - Spacemen 3, Mister Metaphor, Death From Above 1979, Death Grips, Chromeo, The Dismemberment Plan, At the Drive-In, Dinosaur Jr., Animal Collective, Ratatat, The Decemberists, Kraftwerk, Crystal Castles, Fiona Apple, The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Aquabats!, Interpol, Joy Division, Editors, Bad Religion (more a guilty pleasure), Asher Wycoff, Arcade Fire, Iain Morrison & Daibhidh Martin, The Happy Mondays, The Durutti Column, Jabberloop, Soil & "PIMP" Sessions, mewithoutYou, Neutral Bling Hotel, Nirvana, Nana Grizol, Ghost Mice, Clann Zu, Univeria Zekt, Zach Hill, Current 93, Cocteau Twins, Crywank, Aphex Twin, Exuma, Fishboy, LCD Soundsystem, Liars, of Montreal, New Order, Phish, Skankin' Pickle, Suburban Legends, Neil Young, Oneohtrix Point Never, Paul Baribeau, Sigur Ros, The Apples in Stereo, The Flaming Lips, A Certain Ratio

Television: Six Feet Under, Oz, Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, Arrested Development, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Breaking Bad, Trailer Park Boys, The X-Files, Archer, Utopia, Samurai Jack, To Catch a Predator, The Wire, Degrassi: TNG, Sealab 2021

Theater: Spamalot, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (saw it with Clay Aiken), The Book of Mormon, The Music Man

Food: Soylent (pain in the ass to ship internationally), reindeer (which I feel bad shooting)

Psychoactives: White vein Sumatran kratom, Bromo Dragonfly, 2C-C, 2C-F, kava kava

Alcohol: Gunfire (shots of rum in black tea)

Tea: Osmanthus Oolong Se Chung, anxi tikwanyin (oolong), Royal Phoenix Oolong, China Ku-ki Cha (green), Gyokuro Jewel Dew green, Laoshan black
The six things I could never do without
1) People
2) A text editor (LATEX2ε!)
3) My glasses
4) A healthy distrust for the computers . . .
5) Justification for my actions
6) Privacy
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How ridiculously jacked I'm going to get once I get my Omni(directional treadmill) and some VR tech.

Rationality, consciousness, ethics, legitimacy (in all things, particularly individuals' actions).
On a typical Friday night I am
probably breaking an information system for fun or profit.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
would probably be that I was expelled from secondary school.
You should message me if
you think it's worthwhile. I'm not looking for more "Internet buddies" - I have actual hundreds of those - but if you have any questions feel free to ask.

Thanks for reading.