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My life in six words: Restless pursuer of ever elusive enlightenment.


I was born in 1968 in Venezuela. As a child, I was always interested in creating things and my favorite (and almost only) toy was a Lego. I was therefore very sure I wanted to be an industrial or mechanical engineer until computers crossed in my life at 13 and I realized they where the Lego of technology.

I have a wonderful child called Adrian (born at 2003), a perfect example of a  “complex , adaptive learning system”.

My interests includes arts, politics, human behavior, computer science, religion, ecology, management, science fiction . . . My research interest are therefore very diverse and take ideas from different fields.

I enjoy living and working in a multicultural environment.

Faq (Frankly Absurd Questions)

How did you came to your thesis proposal?

Well, after a laborious survey of the most challenging topics on my reseach field, obviously guided by the valuable insights of my advisor . . .

Now, seriosly, you don't come to your subject. It happens, much like an accident, I mean. 

Which is you day job?

This is my day job. I'm a reseacher. No, really, I'm being paid for doing this. 

Have you ever sent a paper ahead of the deadline?

Nop, and I'm not aware of anybody who has actually done so. See, I take deadlines very seriously. They are there to be met, right? So, what's the idea of sending a paper ahead of the deadline? Besides, it has been shown that working close to a deadline boots creativity.


And I say that life is indeed darkness save when there is urge,
And all urge is blind save when there is knowledge,
And all knowledge is vain save when there is work,
And all work is empty save when there is love;  - Work by Khalil Gibran

The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet.  -William Gibson

"Premature optimization is the root of all evil." - Donald Knuth

"Therefore you must always keep in mind that a path is only a path; if you feel you should not follow it, you must not stay with it under any conditions.... Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn't, it is of no use . . . One makes you strong; the other weakens you." - Don Juan in The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge by Carlos Casteneda

“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18”
—Albert Einstein