Peter Ma is a technologist, entrepreneur and serial hacker who grew up in New York City. After graduating from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a BS degree, he has worked with multiple startups and started two of his own companies. People describe him as an "ambitious, persistence, resilient risk taker". He is currently residing in San Francisco as an independent consultant who builds iOS, Android, and HTML5 applications.
Art and Technology
A hackathon for art, a hackathon for writing
Technology, Art, Creative Ideas
I am good at being persistent, being resilient, risk taking
I solo hiked the Johm Muir Trail. I was alone throughout the entire trail but I didn’t feel lonely. The wilderness can be a scary place but I was cleansed of all my fear. The hike was the most exhausting trip I’ve ever had but I was not exhausted. I was out of food, and when a trail maintainer shared some of her food with me I cried because I knew I was in the presence of human nature at its best. Having scraped rock bottom, I know that when human fallibility is met with kindness, it is to be acknowledged.
I was so tired sometimes that simply sitting down became a luxury. After finishing the trail on the summit of Mount Whitney, I finally understood what it meant to truly appreciate life. I became aware of my ignorance towards the wonders of living, but I know better now.
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