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, 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, wednesday night hop, world cube association, moontribe, glassell junior school, pearland isd


contact

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

resume