Ari Braginsky

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Gender Male
Industry Internet
Occupation Game developer / Flash, iPhone, .Net and Web 2.0 engineer
Location San Francisco, CA, United States
Introduction Game developer / Flash, iPhone, .Net and Web 2.0 engineer with a wide range of theoretical and applied computing interests, including rich-media and client/server applications. Hard-core gamer, amateur musician/artist and overall nerd. Loves all animals, especially cats. Follow me on Twitter or visit my website.
Interests Game theory/design, artificial intelligence, computational theory, machine learning, robotics, aeronautics/astronautics, theoretical and applied math/mechanics/physics, music composition/recording/editing, film editing/CGI/special effects, wildlife conservation, service oriented architecture, social networking/folksonomies/Web 2.0 architecture, open source software, FreeBSD/Linux operating systems, .NET/C#, JAVA, C, C++, Flash, ActionScript, AJAX, and more.
Favorite Music Jane's Addiction, Joy Division, The Pixies, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, New Order, Slowdive, Bauhaus, The Buzzcocks, The Stone Roses, Suicide Commando, Gang of Four, Depeche Mode, Skinny Puppy, Manufacture, The Smashing Pumpkins, Slowdive, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Queens of the Stonage, Enya, Aphex Twin, Underworld, Chopin, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Death In Vegas, David Bowie, DJ Tiesto, Dead Can Dance, Talking Heads, Front 242, Gary Numan, Ween, A Flock of Seagulls, A Perfect Circle, A-Ha, Add N to X, Air, Antiloop, Apoptygma Berzerk, The Art of Noise, Atari Teenage Riot, Autechre, Black Sabbath, Blondie, The Breeders, Brian Eno, Cabaret Voltaire, The Cars, cEvin Key, The Chemical Brothers, The Clash, Client, Combichrist, Covenant, Cyberaktif, Daft Punk, The Damned, The Germs, X, Death In Vegas, Desert Sessions, DJ Tiesto, The Doors, Doubting Thomas, Download, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Electric Hellfire Club, Enigma, Erasure, Cream, Eurythmics, Fischerspooner, Fluke, Frank Black, Front 242, Funker Vogt, Chicks On Speed, Peaches, Gorillaz, Goldfrapp, Haujobb, Helmet, Henry Rollins, The Human League, Ian Brown, Iggy and the Stooges, In The Nursery, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Jimi Hendrix, John Frusciante, John Lennon, Kasabian, The Kinks, The Fixx, KMFDM, Kraftwerk, Ladytron, LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Led Zeppelin, Leftfield, Lords of Acid, Lou Reed, Love and Rockets, Lush, My Bloody Valentine, Martin Gore, Jean Michele Jarre, Men At Work, Ministry, Motorhead, Roxy Music, Nirvana, Northern Lights, ohGr, OMD, Orbital, The Orb, Pere Ubu, Peter Gabriel, Philip Glass, Pink Floyd, Pink G.R.E.A.S.E., The Police, Porno for Pyros, Praga Khan, Prodigy, Psychic TV, The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, The Rapture, Rob Zombie/White Zombie, Shipping News, Sinead O'Connor, Sigur Ros, Siouxie and the Banshees, Spiderbait, Stereolab, Syd Barrett, Throbbing Gristle, Tin Machine, Tom Tom Club, DJ Towa Tei, TV on the Radio, ZZ Top, The Presets, The Knife, The Egg, Liam Lynch, Motor, Muse...
Favorite Books Anything by Philip K. Dick, anything by Asimov, anything by Arthur C. Clarke, anything by James Burke, anything dealing with the history of computers, computing, dystopias, and the Internet, anything by Cliff Stoll, band biography books, and too many other books to list.