hello! my name is yuchen and i wear many shoes or sometimes none


interests

career

natural language processing, cryptography, distributed systems, machine learning, functional programming, complexity theory, game theory, topology

societal

effective altruism, mountain rescue, teaching, feminism + lgbtq, trust communities

personal

trad climbing, puzzle hunts, swiftwater canyons, pottery, general aviation, scuba, lindy hop, {uni/bi/motor}cycles, photography, urbex, origami, hitchhiking, voice/guitar/piano, pranks/hacks, foreign languages, novels/film/music


communities

you may know me from

google (search_quality/webanswers), palantir (gotham/raven), caltech (γδβγ, dei), bamru

or possibly

mit mystery hunt (manic sages, ✈✈✈galactic trendsetters✈✈✈, caltech puzzle club), caltech glee club, sunnyvale pottery studio, aerodynamic aviation, wednesday night hop, world cube association, moontribe, glassell junior school, pearland isd


contact

email, keybase, github, tumblr, facebook, couchsurfing, trustroots

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