Angelino Desmet ‍🙋︎ (*1990).

Growth mindset (1,2,3): exploring, learning, and reviving childhood curiosity [?] > 2016 > fixed mindset: disliked learning, triple dropout > 2001 > loved learning.

Email

, PGP public key.

Fun

Skateboarding, paper airplanes, playing catch, stand-up comedy.

Artsy

Portfolio, Flickr.

Words

Science recruit blog, Who is the smartest human being that's ever lived?

Books

goodreads.

Programming

GitHub, facebroek.com.

Podcasts

Very Bad Wizards, Waking Up with Sam Harris, The Joe Rogan Experience.

Digital assets


Software

software.html.

Movies

icheckmovies.com.

Music

last.fm, Richard Feynman - Orange Juice:

Education

University: philosophy 1, linear algebra 1, statistics 1 (KU Leuven) > MOOC: natural disasters (McGill), Khan Academy > other: lifeguard (Bloso), firefighter (Wobra) > college: game dev dropout (DAE: 1,2), nursing dropout [x2] > high school: accounting-informatics.

Experience

Digital assets, stocks > sporadic amateur host at a philosophy café > lifeguard > rookie voluntary firefighter > co-founded Instrumentheek vzw: a non-profit tool library > freelance amateur photographer and writer for SUB magazine.

Influences

Rodney Mullen: selfhood (1,2,3), Elon Musk: optimism, George Carlin: skepticism, Christopher Hitchens: justice, Marcus Aurelius: virtue (1), Epicurus: happiness (1), Barbara Oakley; Salman Amin Khan: learning, Matt Stone & Trey Parker: tomfoolery and flippancy (1).

Religion

Antitheist (apostate).

Quote

"In a world of true abundance, you shouldn't have to work to justify your life." —Sam Harris