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My self-summary
What can I say here without rehashing what I wrote in my interests?

I'm living the American dream: moving to Canada. I transplanted here from Washington DC five years ago.

Being from the East coast, I have a dry sense of humor and am often sarcastic.

I'm quite easy-going, but can still keep a schedule.

I'm in grad school and work on the side. I'm a bit of a geek, and am often stuck at a computer more than I'd like.

I'm rarely serious and smile more than my photos would indicate.

I sleep less than I should and enjoy coffee more than I should.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, I'm not very good at sitting still.

I listen to a lot of music, most of it electronic.

I often have wanderlust.

I have a couple of bikes and am crazy enough to use them all winter.

I like to take photos, but my camera likes the rain a lot less than my bike does.

I verb words.

I find heading out of town, going out on the town, and staying in and watching idiotic cartoons all equally necessary.

I guess you could describe me as "East Van" but not in the tight pants or dreadlocks sort of way.

I don't even think I own a photo of myself with my shirt off.

mischief, bikes, photography, eastvan, coffee, beer, adult swim, breakbeat, books, caffeine, computer graphics, cooking, design, electronic music, hoodies, jungle, lightswitch raves, music, pixels, conversation, programming, lists of interests, self-awareness, techno, wine, dancehall, biking, cycling, mathematics, electronic music, techno, emergent complexity, theory, sleep deprivation, art, music, cognition, food, zombies, robots, the future, kissing, debating, staying up, sleeping in, road trips, adventures, beaches, hiking, camping, outdoors, bass, typography, burritos, reading, sandwiches, travel, kung fu, mediation, dubstep

I am intense, eccentric, and grounded
What I’m doing with my life
I'm in grad school, currently working on my PhD in computer science at UBC, the University of British Columbia. I'm working on avoiding the real world as long as I can, so I appreciate the freedom it gives me. The fact I don't have to get up before noon is also nice. I work a bit on the side so as not to be completely broke.

Specifically, I work on computer graphics and play around with expensive cameras and monitors, trying to figure out how to make them do new tricks.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
a) Books
Godel Escher Bach by Douglas Hofstadter, Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut, the Dune series by Frank Herbert,The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Hells Angels and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson, The Universe in a Single Atom by Dhali Lama, Phantoms in the Brain, Rational Mysticism, Stiff, Fight Club, Naked Airport, Wherever You Go, There You Are, Four Hour Work Week, Everything and More, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, The Long Emergency, The Rider, Islamic Patterns

d) Music
Artists include: Tipper, Boards of Canada, Future Sound of London, eYen, Burial, Bassnectar, Biosphere, Si Begg, Richie Hawtin, Kraftwerk, The Orb, The Field, Daft Punk, Deadbeat, Amon Tobin, Bluetech, Boxcutter, Laurient Garnier, High Tone, Pink Floyd, edIT, Welder, Eskmo, The Bug, Megasoid, Ooah, Tycho, Ana Sia, Nightmares on Wax, Biosphere, Lusine,
Genres include: dubstep, glitchy breaks, hyphy, downtempo, ambient, techno

c) Movies
Dr. Strangelove, Donnie Darko, Clockwork Orange, Citizen Kane, Big Lebowski, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Primer, Oldboy, Fight Club, Female Prisoner Scorpion, Fog of War, Dawn of the Dead, Appleseed, Final Fantasy: Advent Children, Gonzo, Helvetica, Manufactured Landscapes, 2001 Space Odyssey, Ghost in the Shell, Scanner Darkly, Blade Runner, Dune, Fifth Element, Brazil

d) Television
Adult Swim, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, Space Ghost, Arrested Development, Dr. Who, Battlestar Galactica, Babylon 5, Frisky Dingo, Twin Peaks

e) Food
Most of it. Sushi, Indian, Middle Eastern, in particular. Also Mexican. Burritos a must.
Six things I could never do without
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Too ADHD to think about anything for more than a minute, so like, literally anything (and everything)

Rocks... Space... Combine harvesters... Banks... Sex... Pants... Robots... Ants... Trees... Waffles... Star Trek... Squares vs Circles... Spirals... Things I forgot to do... Stalin... Mauritius... Trees... Motorcycles...

You get the idea.
On a typical Friday night I am
Almost something social. Riding my bike, having some drinks, chilling with friends, listening to some dirty bass. That sort of stuff. Occasionally I have quiet nights, but not too many as of recent.
You should message me if
As for what I expect from here, I can't say. Online dating still seems odd to me, but I use a computer for nearly everything else I do, so I might as well give it a try. More than anything else, I'm interested in finding attractive, intelligent, self-confident, and witty new partners in crime. Anything beyond that, let's see how it goes.
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