Your friend Peter

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Hey, I’m Peter! I’m a technology and online self-publishing enthusiast who enjoys traveling, exploring new places near me, taking a ton of photos, and trying new things.

Occupation: Technical Writer for a software company.

Hobbies: Photography; travel (I’ve visited 7 US states and 12 countries); cosplay; exchanging postcards, greeting cards, and letters (I’ve exchanged with 52 couuntries); blogging; tracking and listing (yes, that’s a hobby); yoga, beginner dancing in Argentine Tango, Balboa, and Lindy Hop.

Interests: live performances of all kind, local art, ska, Disney, The Aquabats, Star Wars, Greek classics.

Past work experience: I worked as a Lead Field Technician installing rack servers and upgrading other hardware for California DMVs. At Toshiba I worked as a social media specialist, community manager, and technical writer where I wrote and voiced support videos with over 3.5 million views, wrote support articles with over 13 million views, and contributed design ideas. I was also a Software Development Engineering for a SaaS company using ASP.NET, C#, and Javascript.

Education: I’m a University of California, Irvine graduate with a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering and minor in Classical Civilization. I’m a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.

Game journalism: I’ve been published on WoW Insider, Engadget, and Game Boyz and was a guest on the Twisted Nether Blogcast. I’ve attended press parties by Bethesda and THQ and partied at the Russian Consulate in San Francisco with Russian game publisher 1C.

Interesting facts: I sold books to Kobe Bryant without realizing who he was, fed a bear, hiked through lava tubes, hiked at 12,470 feet, and surfed with sea turtles.

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