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BirthplaceBoston, MA


Harvard University, BA 2000
Physics and Math
Harvard University, AM 2000
Harvard University, PhD 2007

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Christopher Slowe

Chris is a Physics PhD and expert for all things too difficult for normal programmers. After graduating from Harvard, he entered the startup world through Y- Combinator’s first class and became reddit’s first employee (pre-Condé Nast acquisition), where he later became Lead Developer.

Must have travel accessory: A Scottevest; it changed my life. Best travel: Easy: Honeymoon. Ten day cruise around the eastern Mediterranean. Dream invention: Instantaneous travel (I know the Star Trek stuff to be pretty much impossible for a few hundred years, but I’d settle for being digitally uploaded and downloaded into a fresh body on the far side. In fact, this is probably preferable as I’d get free back-ups out of it).

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