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I am a PhD student in (physicist/mathematician by training, beguiled by living complexity). I have a professional interest in and .

I grew up reading internet longform, starting with Paul Graham. This led to reddit, TrueReddit and then ribbonfarm. Also a follower of Ran Prieur, gwern and Sarah Perry.

Caught, presently, in the pull of the Bay Area.

Refactor Camp

Mastodon instance for attendees of Refactor Camp, and members of various online/offline groups that have grown out of it. Related local groups with varying levels of activity exist in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and Austin.

Kinda/sorta sponsored by the Ribbonfarm Blogamatic Universe.

If you already know a few people in this neck of the woods, try and pick a handle they'll recognize when you sign up. Please note that the registration confirmation email may end up in your spam folder, so check there. It should come from administrator Zach Faddis.