I'm a polymath and entrepreneur, with a focus on technology to augment human intelligence. I run an equity capital/operational assistance business that specializes in technology start-ups. I like the high risk-high reward option, and am quite comfortable with ambiguity and the dynamic nature of our space. Living things aim to discharge their strength and express their 'will to power' (a pouring-out of expansive energy) which, quite naturally, can entail danger, pain, deception and masks. What counts as a preferable and legitimate action depends upon the kind of person one is. Whether one is strong, healthy, powerful and overflowing with ascending life, or whether one is weak, sick and on the decline. All life seeks primarily to expand itself. No matter what type of situation individuals find themselves in, their will to power comes through in some way or another. Life does not will what it has, it wills excess, increase, and abundance. 



My involvement in early-stage start-ups and my own has allowed me to engage in a number of facets of a growing company's organization: significant, top-notch sales strategy, business development, team building and management, cross-functional team bridging, public speaking and company representation at industry events, coordination of marketing efforts, coordination of engineering efforts, PR, and marketing strategy. I've had the responsibility of recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring, and managing multiple sales, engineering, business development, and media buying teams. It's a great learning experience - mostly about yourself.



Politically I'm middle of the road, supporting social causes and funding projects with positive social impact. I believe that everyone is capable of personal greatness, if they try hard enough, and that any problem can be solved with the correct application of human intelligence.


Personally, I like to go out to cafes, beaches, travel (I have been to over 30 countries and have lived in 6), local mountains, etc. I enjoy staying fit i.e cycling, MMA and crossfit whilst also keeping up with the news. I also enjoy camping, basketball and being utterly absurd. In the words of my previous incarnation, Friedrich Nietzsche: Hidden inside every real man is a child who wants to play. I'm also bit of a caveman (in modern parlance) as I'm kinda direct, commanding and don't mind getting my hands dirty. However. I can be very genial... I'm actually a qualified head-to-toe massage therapist, ladies ;) Overall, I'm pretty laid back about things and seem to be really good at avoiding nonsense. I would say that a larger part of my time is spent just being happy and trying to have an awesome time at whatever I'm doing :) 



Favorite Music

I have no favorite music. I merely have music which at times, motivates me and gets that adrenaline flowing which in turn, makes me want to work out harder than ever before. My musical taste changes along with my chameleon'esque mood. This is why I always find the question of "What music do you like?" to be awkward, tedious, boring and unoriginal. This question is only one level under "ASL?" when it comes to sheer unoriginal questions. 




1. To unify the world's knowledge through SyNeural's web data project.


2. To bring about the greatest revolution of all times through artificial general intelligence (AGI). 


In the words of John Ciardi: Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen. When I was a young boy, in what would be the eighth grade, I remember going to the history museum with a group of private schools kids and seeing this statue of Zeus. And as I was standing there mesmerized by the statue, I could hear our mentor telling us that we could be anything we wanted to be. That instant I decided I wanted to become a God. From that moment on I've been working on synthetic intelligence and self-improvement. Computational intelligence will, in the coming decades, not only match but swiftly surpass human intelligence, and civilization at that point will be radically transformed in ways that our puny minds cannot possibly imagine! Seriously, wherever you direct yourself, all roads eventually lead here.



To quote J. Good: "let ultraintelligent machines be defined as a machine that can far surpass all the intellectual activities of any man however clever. Since the design of machines is one of these intellectual activities, an ultraintelligent machine could design even better machines; there would then unquestionably be an 'intelligence explosion,' and the intelligence of man would be left far behind. Thus the first ultraintelligent machine is the last invention that man need ever make". Total control of the material world at the molecular level is what the conservatives in the futurism business are predicting...



Strength and courage


By the time I went to college at 16 y/o, I was a straight up beast; breathless efficiency, relentless intelligence, determination, creativity, speed, stamina, etc. Qualified to perform all possible positions. However, after a few weeks, I realized that the standards and expectations of higher education were too low for me and a waste of time. The other 'elites' were (and are) a bunch of 'straight-A' workaholics who fill out worksheets but don't actually think or learn. Nothing more than service machines trained to pursue knowledge as if it were nut cracking. However, I don't blame them. Mainsteam education must limits itself to training working class students to carry out whatever task they are given to do and to accept the commands of their superiors.



So after that waste of time I was compelled to abandon humanity for a time and embark on a vision quest. To truly create yourself, your own values, your own goals, means that you must also accept the profound responsibility of self-creation. Each human being is both the artist and the work of art. In a painful process of self-examination and inner struggle, we make ourselves deeper and stronger. Nietzsche calls this self-punishment "self-overcoming." But this is not an easy task. The loneliness, the doubt, the pity, the perpetual self-overcoming is not for everyone. It can be as agonizing as a fit of madness. However, by going through hardship over and over again you gain the necessary strength to face greater obstacles. Moreover, working on your goals and then achieving them without a higher purpose or self-awareness makes you more unhappy than before, at least for the short-term. It leads to questions like this: What do I do next? 



Some years later I was compelled to return to the public world. However, free from the unnatural, unhealthy, self-imposed delusions of the modern world, I found myself an impoverished outsider with nothing to do. So I enrolled in University. But it was like when akuma realized he'd gotten too powerful to compete in the street fighter tournaments alongside humans. There was much work but little genuine challenge. I studied a variety of subjects from philosophy to computer science. The math geeks were really silly. A *single* math problem is easy, break it down into little pieces and group the variables, pull up a few math functions and viola = input + transformation = output ... that is every math operation ever done in a few symbols and abstract words. Oh look, that's every computer program too. AI up until the larger statistical approaches has always been a math problem, i.e. you get an output but it only makes sense in the domain you chose to model. I chose to model the entire universe!


Continuing, there was hardly any preparation for self-directed research or independent thinking. The students seemed only of average intelligence. What set the students apart was that, even among the graduate population, they were hard workers who had had strong preparation, guidance, and support throughout the years--they were not geniuses nor were they particularly creative or interesting. They seemed, more than anything else, lucky. The professors seemed intelligent and driven, but they seemed driven by a desire for status, to advance their careers by doing research in whatever was considered most important by other high-status and high-profile academics.



I withdrew and became a professional trouble maker and saw the other side of the spectrum. After that got old and tiresome, I went into entrepreneurship and investing. For those who want to make serious money, business/investing is the way to go! In investing, knowledge is king. The more you know, the better equipped you are to recognize opportunities and to generate maximum profits. Like Rockefeller, I always believed you should make as much money as possible, and then use it wisely to improve the lot of mankind.



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Born: May 4th


Ethnicity: Black/Persian


Species: √úbermensch


Abilities: Super strength, speed, stamina and Genius-level intellect


Height: 5'11" (179 cm)


High school: Private tutors

IQ: 180

Alma mater: Autodidact

Occupation: Entrepreneur