- I am a software engineer at Google, working on BwE.
- I have a Computer Science PhD, graduated from Berkeley.
- I have two cats: Butter and Sesame (one more).
- I hike (e.g. Skyline to the Sea, Half
Dome, Mission Peak x4, r2r2r), but failed to
summit Mt Whitney due to altitude sickness.
- I run a lot and have finished a few (half) marathons: marina bay
half, SF full marathon, NYC half.
- I ride on a road bike.
- I love coffee. I used to visit coffee shops
often but now I roast my own coffee.
- I cook, bake, and enjoy learning about cooking.
- I climb (
V3/V4/V5/ 5.10d/5.11b/5.11c). I have
made a hangboard by myself for training. I recently
learned route setting.
- I used to buy wine/liquor/sake often and have my own home
bar. Nowadays, I mostly join Google’s wine tasting.
- I deeply love Berkeley as it taught me how to live.
- I dyed my hair green/yellow albeit my intention is blue. My recent
attempt for pink is successful.
- I am first-aid trained, for both urban and wilderness scenarios.
- I like thought-provoking/inspiring art, especially many modern pieces. My
favorite artists are Salvador Dali, William Turner, Masako
Miki, Ad Reinhardt, Vija Celmins (in the order
that I began to know them).