Quantitative developer at an investment bank in New York. Background includes a PhD in Mathematics and postdoctoral work. Main programming languages are Python and Java. Dabbling in Scala.
StackExchange forces your network profile to sync with your oldest account (AskUbuntu in my case), so here's my AskUbuntu profile:
I enjoy using Ubuntu (sans Unity) and think open-source software will, and should, play a more dominant role in normal people's lives, but I am far from a Linux advocate. Or to put it another way, I'm more like a Linus than a Stallman.
Perhaps I'm the only one amused by this, but my most popular answers relate to opening magnet links from a web browser.
Most recently, I've been trying out i3, but I think I'll stick with Awesome as my main environment.