Tim Tyler's personal page
This page offers some more details about me and my interests.
It is mainly confined to topics that are not necessarily obvious if you
simply visit my home page.
Firstly, here are some photographs of me. Here are my profile pictures.
Here are some pictures of
me with other people,
If you are friends with me on Facebook, then here are all
my photos - sorted by date.
Also, here are some older larger photographs of
Also available are some videos of me - via my main
YouTube channel. There's another channel of mine here.
I am married to Maja Guduras-Tyler, who I love dearly.
You can see a shrine I built to her
Some photos of us are available:
Tim and Maja,
Maja and Tim,
I use social networking web sites, and have a public profile page.
If you are registered and logged in, you should be
able to access a page about me on
If you are thinking of adding me, be advised that I am happy to friend
anyone, indiscriminatingly. Alternatively, I have an associated
Facebook fan page - and a
I am interested in self-improvement - I seek to improve myself
physically, emotionally and spiritually.
I'm interested in my physical body and its maintenance. In particular:
- I'm a yoga student. I maintain this page of local
- I'm interested in Tai Chi.
- I'm interested in massage. I have
a web page about the subject.
- I'm interested in dietary energy restriction.
I have a web page about that here. There's
also a page about my diet.
- I'm interested in my feet. I maintain web pages about my
shoes and sandals.
I'm interested in my own education. I think that one should devote
a significant fraction of your life to improving your mind and keeping
up with developments.
I'm interested in machines: actuators, sensors, computers
and their combinations:
- I am interested in computers. I started my career as a computer
programmer at a young age -
and my interest has continued to this day.
- I am interested in the man-machine interface - particularly computer input devices.
As examples of the hardware side of this, here are pages about my
[mouse]. There's also
a page about my screens.
As an example of the software and user-interface side, here is my
- I am interested in robots and machines.
Some of my machines live in my kitchen.
Here is an index of them.
- I am also interested in optimization, synthetic minds,
self-improving systems and
heuristics and biases.
I'm interested in science and technology.
- I maintain some essays about biology [here].
I'm interested in futurism. I share this interest with people like
[Robin Hanson] and
I am interested in genetic engineering - and other attempts
to improve on existing biological systems.
I am interested in
eugenics, gene therapy, and germ-line genetic engineering - and other
attempts to improve on existing people.
I am involved in information technology politics:
I am interested in Geoengineering:
I am interested in Irrigation:
Somewhat controversially, I think that global warming is probably good for the planet:
I'm a keen gardener. I like to grow edible produce. Particularly
berries. Here are some pictures of my old
garden and my old
I'm interested in religion, mysticism and meditation.
My favourite religions are Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism and Adeism.
I maintain a brief web page about Channelling.
I am interested in reading. I've read an awful lot of books. I read a
book a day for many years when I was young. These days, I still do
a lot of reading - but much of it is on screens via the internet.
I am interested in music. Here is a list of some of the music I like.
I can play the game of go. I have a web page about my interest in go.
Until my move to the USA, I tended to cycle most moderate distances. Here are some pictures of my bicycle.
I use RSS feeds to keep up with news. Here are my "Netvibes". I also have a personal Netvibes page.
Here is my Twitter. This is not used very much.
I am also interested in marketing, advertising, sex,
various branches of medicine, my family and my friends.
However, the details of those interests are beyond the
scope of this page.
I have a collection of essays on various topics that don't seem to belong anywhere else hosted on this site.
There's an index of these here.
I currently live in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.
To contact me, visit my contact page.
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