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User:Ori Mosenzon

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Do feel free to correct any spelling or grammar mistake in this page (I know they are out there, I just don't know where)


Childhood

Was born in Boston during my father studying in MIT. I don't have many memories from the U.S. since my parents decided to go back to Israel when I was two months old. I got the citizenship though.. Most of my childhood was in Rehovot. A very nice and peaceful town not a little southern from Tel-Aviv.

Trip

At the age of twenty one, I went on a trip to central America. I didn't mean it to last so long but eventually I traveled for a year and a half. In one particularly charming place, named, I spent four months learning.

Education

I've studied for my first degree in computer science at the Ben Gurion University in Beer-Sheeva, Israel. Those were probably the best years of my life. The university might not be one of the leading research institutes in Israel but it is a great place to study in. Very open minded and with a rich social life. I suspect that it will be a leading university in the future. After finishing my first degree, I continued for a second degree in the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. This was much less fun. I don't know if it is because of the university or because it was not a first degree anymore. Instead of completing my second degree I continued to a direct path to third degree. After about 5 years of research, I found out that the major idea of my thesis was already developed elsewhere (a very talented Chinese professor). I decided not to continue my research (also because I didn't really liked the research atmosphere in the university) and to submit my work as a thesis to a second degree. You can have a look at my thesis here.

Teaching

During my research, I made my living as a programming teacher for first degree students. You can see three examples here, here and here (mostly in Hebrew). I was surprised to find out how much I enjoy teaching. In spite of that fact, when I stopped my research, I decided that being a teacher without any development of my own, is not a good path to choose.

Why do I supply so much information?

Why not?

Me in other Wikis

Me in the Hebrew Wikipedia. I've been active there for about two years and recently decided to quit (reason are described there).

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