Alexander (he/him) is a philosopher interested in sensemaking. He co-founded the arts & culture magazine The New Asterisk, invests in a better future, and produces a podcast on Belief Systems. A cultural hybrid, he was born and raised in Germany and has been living in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007 with a few years of New York City in between. He received his Bachelors in Media Arts from California College of the Arts and is currently working on a Masters degree in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Follow his twitter @theylos for an earnest effort at sensemaking.