A.D.

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Email

Coins


Creations

Portfolio, Flickr, facebroek.

Lists

Books, movies, music, games, software.

Values

Flippancy, minimalism, virtue, antitheism (⚛️).

Podcasts

Very Bad Wizards, Waking Up with Sam Harris.

Feynman

Fun

Skateboarding, running, playing catch, goofing around.

Words

Science recruit blog, Who is the smartest human being that's ever lived?, More people should quit social media.

STEM

Pi is 'wrong', Triangle of power, 2P-1 may be a Mersenne prime! Why help find 'em?, Run a Bitcoin full node, Bitcoin resources.

Influences

Rodney Mullen (1,2,3), Elon Musk (🚗 🚀), George Carlin, Christopher Hitchens, Marcus Aurelius (1), Epicurus (1), Sal Khan, Jackass, Matt Stone & Trey Parker (1).

TL;DR

An average guy with a growth mindset in search for my childhood curiosity (1,2,3,4) > 2015 > fixed mindset, stifled curiosity: disliked learning, triple dropout > 2001 > loved learning.

Quotes

"In a world of true abundance you shouldn't have to work to justify your life." —Sam Harris (1,2).
“Men grow old because they stop playing, and not conversely, for play is, at bottom, growth, and at the top of the intellectual scale it is the eternal type of research from sheer love of truth.” —G. Stanley Hall

Experience

Skatepark volunteer > 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.

Education

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