An ____ Vu 

Computing to enable humanity in knowledge, ability, and creativity


Est. 1999 ++
  1. What I’m thinking
  2. What I’m reading
  3. What I’m listening to

Social Impact
Est. 2017 ++
  1. Reach Out  education gap

Est. 2019 ++
  1. Buddy   concert
  2. Women’s March journalism
  3. Earthgang
  4. BAYNK
  5. Phonecall   abstract
  6. Fire   35mm

An ____ Vu —

  1. “Normal science, the activity in which most scientists inevitably spend almost all their time, is predicated on the assumption that the scientific community knows what the world is like”

    ― Thomas S. Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

  2. “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

  3. ―George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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An only works on problems that affect billions of people, ideas that bend the arc. He is not good at it, but it’s what excites him.

✱ (( current )) an AI interface lab to magnify the human spirit.
✱  Stupid Thoughts (( current )) my blog! Built so you can explore my brain :)
✱  The Mars Rover at the Jet Propulsion Lab––Member of the Ops Lab, NASA’s experimental technology lab.
✱  The Farm to unite the most powerful + succesful young builders in the world. Exited founders, foreign dignitaries, influential forces of nature under the age of 26.
✱  Logseq to give everyone in the world tools to think, know, and learn more about their world. Funded by Nat Friedman, Patrick Collison, Tobi Lutke, a16z, Craft, USV + more, serving hundreds of thousands of academics, enginers, and beautiful humans.

In the future, he wants to do a few things:
✱  Build big shit
✱  Become untouchable, inevitable
✱  Set a new bar for craft and beauty
✱  Build AGI + BCIs to allow humans to fully utilize it
✱  Create a new cultural narrative of Hustle x Capitalism x Romance. Do important work, but also enjoy the ride. Life is a game. Life is a romance. Have some fun.

He maximizes 2 things in life: fun and impact.

TLDR of Life Recently... 

built a few companies, traveled the world for a year, moved to NYC

Currently working on... 

Exploring AI to find which place on the frontier to play. Looking to learn a lot and create more positive impact on the world than any single person before me.

The Farm to make a home for the most successful young people (exited founders, foreign dignitaries, influential forces of nature under 26) and enable them to go bigger and have some fun

✱ advising Stability AI to democratize the future of AI

My Blog! to help people live romantically, do more good, dream bigger, get there faster, and live a life they dreamed of. (subscribe here)

Random Businesses because they’re fun! some:
 - a 7 figure amazon store
 - an app to plan your day according to you goals that is beautiful + playful

- a podcast about life’s hacks and cheat codes

Learning Lots of Random Games (click to explore)
Muay ThaiAI, writing online, sales, developing taste, being generousboard sports, BCIs

One of my favorite lessons:
People don’t know shit.
Live your own life.

His past includes:

✱ engineering + designing rover software at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (Mars 2020 mission)

✱ founding a 10 person company called Logseq, raising $4.1m from a16z, Craft, USV, Matrix, Patrick Collison, Tobi Lutke + more, and helping hundreds of thousands of academics, engineers and beautiful humans think better.

traveling the world for 16 months (favorites: Iceland, Tokyo, Bali and Mexico City <3)

✱ starting a paid community called Verci to enable more young people to “drop out” and chase dreams they actually care about

✱ starting a 100 person non profit in high school to equalize access to opportunity by giving thousands of low income students free tutoring 

✱ studying computer science + neuroscience + design + economics @ Northeastern... but dropped out :/

✱ trying his very best to maintain sanity, clear skin, and his childlike view of the world... he turns 24 years 👴🏻 OLD this year that old fart

His future includes:

making elon musk look like a child.

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