Advisory Board Member, 2013 - present
I'm currently sitting on two of Lifeboat's advisory boards - the Futurists Board and Space Settlement Board.
The Lifeboat Foundation is a nonprofit NGO dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI, as we move towards the Singularity.
Fight Back! News
Co-Editor, 2012 - present
I'm a co-editor and writer for the online/offline political newspaper Fight Back! News, in which we provide coverage on all the important social activist events and demonstrations which take place across the United States, along with some coverage outside of the country.
Social Media Manager / Writer, 2013 - present
I'm a contributing writer and Social Media Manager for the science, technology, and futurist news webpage Serious Wonder.
Serious Wonder is a progressive futurist technology and consciousness website. We are obsessed with the future. Our mission is to bring our readers the best in futuristic ideas, technology, robotics, science, consciousness, philosophy, psychology, space travel, and modern design.
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Writer, 2013 - present
I'm a contributing writer for the nonprofit think-tank IEET.
The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies is a nonprofit think tank founded in 2004 by philosopher Nick Bostrom and bioethicist James J. Hughes. By promoting and publicizing the work of international thinkers who examine the social implications of scientific and technological progress, we seek to contribute to the understanding of the impact of emerging technologies on individuals and societies, locally and globally. We also aim to shape public policies that distribute the benefits and reduce the risks of technological advancement.
Phillips Van Heusen
factory worker, 2012 - 2012
Helped stock clothes into boxes, stack boxes onto pallets, and stock pallets onto shelves, ready to be shipped.
cashier, cooking, cleaning, 2009 - 2010
Practically everything. The three C's - cashier, cook, and cleaner.
factory worker, 2010 - 2010
Helped saw down foamed materials, packaged them up, then shipped them out the following morning.
Planetary Community Vanguard, 2013 - 2013
I was an outreach campaigner to help crowdsource funds for the ARKYD 100 Space Telescope - an open source means of space exploration. We exceeded necessary funding, reaching $1.5 million by July of 2013. The ARKYD 100 Space Telescope will launch into orbit in 2015.