I’m a research/software engineer in the Bay Area wishing to do good. I’m interested in the long term future of the world, and am afraid of advanced technology causing bad outcomes. I currently think most about artificial intelligence, which seems likely to be transformative in my lifetime.
In my free time, I like to:
- Appreciate things humanity has produced, e.g. reading, playing games, doing puzzles, watching shows, listening to music, learning about past discoveries. Here are some of my favorite things.
- Spend time with my family and friends.
- Work on a variety of side projects.
- Think and occasionally write up thoughts. I’d like to say I think about all kinds of worldly and mathematical topics, but it’s largely just computer science and technology.
I currently live in Oakland with my wonderful wife. I’ve been lucky to have had a very priviliged and enjoyable life.