Hey! I'm Raphael, but everyone calls me Raphie and you can too. I'm currently building a spiffy new site (think Rap Genius but for my life -- trippy, right?), so excuse this mess in the meantime. Here's what you need to know:
- I'm 18 and a freshman at Stanford University, where I'm thinking of majoring in Symbolic Systems.
- Last summer I interned at Square in San Francisco. I wrote Go, Node, and Rails code for their API.
- I consider myself a crazy
cat dog lady man, love rock climbing and music festivals, and have visited North Korea.
- I'm big into hackathons. I...
- won Backplane.
- co-won AngelHack.
- got top ten at LAUNCH and HackTech.
- won the Formula One Grand Prize (ask me for the story!) at Tata Communications.
- made the finals at Outside Hacks.
- attended but won nothing at MHacks, YCHacks and HackTexas.
- won the Uber prize at CalHacks.
- am currently on the team organizing TreeHacks.
You should hit me up on Facebook or, if you must, email me at [email protected].
Here's my face, in case you were curious: