Behind The Scenes

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Vital Stats:
Scorpio, born in the year of the horse. currently residing in Beijing, PRC but hailing from the city of “here’s looking at you kid”

Occupation:
I wear many hats, the main one being IT guru and Interface Designer for a small B2B company in the tourism industry.

Favorite Books from last year:
I’m on a Coelho phase, “The Zahir” and “The Witch of Portobello”

Favorite Films: (In no particular order)
Crash, Sin City, As good as it gets, Lord of the Rings, Moulin Rouge, Geronimo, X-men, A la recherche du maris de ma femme (moroccan movie), pulp fiction.

Favorite Bands/Musicians: (In no particular order)
Motley Crue, Concrete Blonde, AC/DC, The Beatles, MC Solaar, Francis Cabrel, Aerosmith, Tom Waits, most classic rock and heavy metal. Absolutely no classical music

Interests/Hobbies:

chess, the web, soccer, football, tennis, board games, playing bass, mixology, cooking, my wife.

Favorite Magazines:
revolver, mac design, macaddict, business 2.0, maxim, wired.

Favorite Foods:
couscous, kumpow chicken, buffalo wings, sushi, sevice, any medium rare steak, Mario Gniochi and my own lemon chicken tagine.

Latest Projects:
organizing an intensive 2 weeks long chinese language camp for foreigners in China

My Personal Hero:
my dad, god bless his soul. he passed away in 1996. A close second is Nikki Sixx, bass player for Motley Crue.

Favorite TV Shows: (in no particular order)
Mutant X, the screensavers, A&E biography, anything on VH1 and techTV, Highlander, La femme Nikita, Who’s the Boss, V, Just Shoot me.
11/2003 update: New list when I get used to the TV Shows in Morocco

06/2006 update: In china, i’m mainly enjoying CSI, Law & Order, Alias
I Stay Home to Watch: depends on my mood.

Setup:
currently in an all mac household with 2 ibooks, canon printers, konica cameras, palm pda and Sony Ericsson phone.

Favorite Software Programs:
photoshop, dreamweaver, fireworks, safari, limewire, imovie, iphoto, flash, M$Office, coda.

Favorite Diversion:
it’s not a diversion, it’s multitasking!!!!

Favorite Windows Joke:
how many microsoft employees does it take to change a light bulb?
none! they declare darkness as the new standard

Favorite Web Sites:
webhostingtalk.com
lematin.ma
wired.com
motleyminds.com
macminute.com
dealmac.com
Raoul’s ESL Saloon
Chinese Forums

Favorite Game:
computer: SNOOD. without it, I could have gotten so much more work done in the past 3 years.
board: Settlers of Kattan and Risk

Biggest Thrill:
riding my motorcycle on an open highway.

Personal Philosophy:
if it’s not broke, don’t fix it.

One thought on “Behind The Scenes


  1. Maria

    I will like to know from you

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