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Media Consumption (Mar 2021)

>_ Summary
  • Read 6 books (1664 min, -24% MoM) and 43 articles (+95%)
  • Listened to 596 songs (+64%) and 17 podcasts (747 min, -.3%)
  • Watched 2 movies (251 min, -72%), 5 soccer games (680 min, -30%) and 15 TV episodes (944 min, +133%)
  • Played 0 board games (0 min, same) and 0 video games (0 min, -100%)
>_ Books

Thinking in Systems (Donella H. Meadows)
░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 62-100%

My Struggle (Book 1) (Karl Ove Knausgård)
░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 62-100%

Klara and the Sun (Kazuo Ishiguro)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

The Human Use of Human Beings (Norbert Wiener)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░ Progress: 0-61%

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. (Ron Chernow)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-1%

>_ Recommended Articles

Noah Smith interviews Patrick Collison (Noahpinion)

You merely adopted dark mode (Jonathan Libov)

You Can’t Kill the Bloomberg Terminal. But If You Were Going to Try, Here’s How. (Byrne Hobart)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

What If? (The Rest is History)

Kanyi Maqubela – Dawn of the 21st Century (Invest Like the Best)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Hans Zimmer (96 plays), Slut (38), Sufjan Steven (31), Element of Crime (29), Bloc Party (25)

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Apr 02, 2021  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Feb 2021)

>_ Summary
  • Read 3 books (2202 min, -10% MoM) and 22 articles (-15%)
  • Listened to 364 songs (+38%) and 15 podcasts (749 min, same)
  • Watched 8 movies (885 min, +727%), 7 soccer games (965 min, +16%) and 7 TV episodes (405 min, -62%)
  • Played 0 board games (0 min, same) and 1 video game (120 min, +380%)
>_ Books

Albert Speer: His Battle with the Truth (Gitta Sereny)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 9-100%

Thinking in Systems (Donella H. Meadows)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░ Progress: 0-62%

My Struggle (Book 1) (Karl Ove Knausgård)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░ Progress: 0-62%

>_ Recommended Articles

Creeping as a Service (Fadeke Adegbuyi)

Concept: Some ways Apple can avoid antitrust concerns (9to5Mac)

Apple, Its Control Over the iPhone, The Internet, And The Metaverse (Matthew Ball)

NFTs and a Thousand True Fans (Chris Dixon)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

An Interview with Eric Seufert about Apple, Facebook, and Mobile Advertising (Stratechery Podcast)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Daft Punk (28 plays), Keane (25), Mikel (15), Imogen Heap (14), Arctic Monkeys (13)

Mar 04, 2021  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Jan 2021)

>_ Summary
  • Read 11 books (2456 min, +111% MoM) and 26 articles (-46%)
  • Listened to 263 songs (-59%) and 15 podcasts (749 min, -43%)
  • Watched 1 movie (107 min, -54%), 7 soccer games (835 min, -.6%) and 21 TV episodes (1079 min, +40%)
  • Played 0 board games (0 min, -100%) and 1 video game (25 min, -50%)
>_ Books

Working in Public (Nadia Eghbal)
░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 49-100%

Sharks in the Time of Saviors (Kawai Strong Washburn)
░░░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓ Progress: 84-100%

Breasts and Eggs (Mieko Kawakami)
░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 16-100%

Belt and Road (Bruno Maçães)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Atomic Habits (James Clear)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

The Outsiders (William N. Thorndike Jr.)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Creative Selection (Ken Kocienda)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

The Shortest History of Germany (James Hawes)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Earthlings (Sayaka Murata)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Platform Revolution (Parker, Van Alstyne, Choudary)
▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-24% (stopped reading)

Albert Speer: His Battle with the Truth (Gitta Sereny)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-9%

>_ Recommended Articles

Notes on technology in the 2020s (Eli Dourado)

The Roleplaying Coup (Bruno Maçães)

Welcome to the Government-IT Infrastructure Complex (Albert Wenger)

Why can’t I write code inside my browser? (Tom Critchlow)

Still Alive (Scott Alexander)

Frameworks v0.1 (Chris Paik)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Noubar Afeyan on the Permission to Leap (Conversations with Tyler)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Abel Korzeniowski (11 plays), Paul Kalkbrenner (11), Tame Impala (9), Travi$ Scott (9), Muse (8)

Feb 01, 2021  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Dec 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 5 books (1164 min, +15% MoM) and 48 long-form articles (+200%)
  • Listened to 639 songs (+43%) and 23 podcasts (1321 min, +148%)
  • Watched 2 movies (232 min, -56%), 8 soccer games (840 min, -15%) and 16 TV episodes (771 min, -25%)
  • Played 3 board games (895 min, +∞%) and 1 video game (50 min, +∞%)
>_ Books

Blood and Oil (Bradley Hope & Justin Scheck)
░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 64-100%

Breasts and Eggs (Mieko Kawakami)
░▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 6-16%

Working in Public (Nadia Eghbal)
░░▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░ Progress: 12-49%

City of Gold (Jim Krane)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Sharks in the Time of Saviors (Kawai Strong Washburn)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░ Progress: 0-84%

>_ Recommended Articles

Stripe: Platform of Platforms (Stratechery)

Fundraising for Space Elevators (Daniel Gross)

Tobi Lütke (The Observer Effect)

Platforms, bundling and kill zones (Benedict Evans)

Shigeru Miyamoto Wants to Create a Kinder World (The New Yorker)

Endnotes on 2020: Crypto and Beyond (Vitalik Buterin)

Washington’s Secret to the Perfect Zoom Bookshelf (Politico)

The Last Question (Isaac Asimov)

The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant (Nick Bostrom)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Metamuse Podcast
↳ No particular episode recommendation, I found all of them super interesting.

Sam Hinkie – Find Your People (Invest Like the Best)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Sufjan Stevens (35 plays), Billie Eilish (33), Max Richter (28), Charlie Parker (24), Radiohead (21)

Jan 02, 2021  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Nov 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 5 books (1011 min, +132% MoM) and 16 long-form articles (-53%)
  • Listened to 448 songs (+15%) and 11 podcasts (532 min, -8%)
  • Watched 4 movies (522 min, -25%), 8 soccer games (985 min, -4%) and 17 TV episodes (1029 min, +66%)
  • Played 0 board games (0 min, same) and 0 video games (0 min, same%)
>_ Books

Order Without Design (Alain Bertaud)
░░░░▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 25-37%

A History of Future Cities (Daniel Brook)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Breasts and Eggs (Mieko Kawakami)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-6%

Blood and Oil (Bradley Hope & Justin Scheck)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░ Progress: 0-64%

Working in Public (Nadia Eghbal)
▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-12%

>_ Recommended Articles

Is the Internet Different? (Stratechery)

No More Clown Shit (Mike Solana)

The German Elon of the 70s (Moritz Müller-Freitag)

The Command Line Comeback (Gaby Goldberg)

Airbnb: The Disaster Artist (Mario Gabriele)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Jimmy Wales on Systems and Incentives (Conversations with Tyler)

Emmett Shear – The New Language of the Internet (Founder’s Field Guide)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Sufjan Stevens (35 plays), Franz Joseph Haydn (27), Stafford Bawler (26), Paul Kalkbrenner (22), Royal Blood (16)

Dec 01, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Oct 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 4 books (435 min, -30% MoM) and 34 long-form articles (+10%)
  • Listened to 390 songs (-29%) and 13 podcasts (580 min, -26%)
  • Watched 5 movies (700 min, +488%), 10 soccer games (1029 min, +74%) and 12 TV episodes (621 min, +613%)
  • Played 0 board games (0 min, same) and 0 video games (0 min, -100%)
>_ Books

The Price of Peace (Zachary D. Carter)
░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 52-100%

7 Powers (Hamilton W. Helmer)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Order Without Design (Alain Bertaud)
░░░▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 20-25%

The Marvelous Clouds (John Durham Peters)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-5%

>_ Recommended Articles

Daniel Ek on Productivity (The Observer Effect)

What Working At Stripe Has Been Like (Patrick McKenzie)

E-Commerce is a Bear (2013) (Andy Dunn)

Making Computers Better (Adam Wiggins)

Twitter, Responsibility, and Accountability (Stratechery)

Audio’s Opportunity and Who Will Capture It (Matthew Ball)

Six Lessons from Six Months at Shopify (Alex Danco)

United States v. Google (Stratechery)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Rahul Vohra – Using Emotion to Design Great Products (Founder’s Field Guide)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Endel (57 plays), Max Richter (50), Jon Hopkins (31), Daniel Caesar (17), Hans Zimmer (14)

Nov 01, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Sep 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 4 books (627 min, +1% MoM) and 31 long-form articles (-18%)
  • Listened to 551 songs (+15%) and 15 podcast episodes (783 min, +25%)
  • Watched 1 movie (119 min, +∞), 6 soccer games (590 min, -26%) and 2 TV episodes (87 min, -60%)
  • Played 0 board games (0 min, -100%) and 1 video game (25 min, +250%)
>_ Books

The Price of Peace (Zachary D. Carter)
░░░░░▓▓▓░░░░░░░ Progress: 30-52%

The Making of Prince of Persia (Jordan Mechner)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Order Without Design (Alain Bertaud)
░░▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 16-20%

Gödel, Escher, Bach (Douglas Hofstadter)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-2%

>_ Recommended Articles

Amazon: A New Kind of Antitrust Risk (Byrne Hobart)

Scarcity as an API (Mario Gabriele)

Why Are We in the West So Weird? (New York Times)

Roam’s road ahead (Nathan Baschez)

Fintech Scales Vertical SaaS (A16Z)

Lay of the Landscape (FutureBlind)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Modest Proposal – Better, Cheaper, Faster (Invest Like the Best)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter (42 plays), Hans Zimmer (39), Travi$ Scott (35), Frank Ocean (29), Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (25)

Oct 02, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Aug 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 3 books (623 min, -29% MoM) and 38 long-form articles (+36%)
  • Listened to 481 songs (-17%) and 9 podcast episodes (627 min, -31%)
  • Watched 0 movies (0 min, -100%), 8 soccer games (795 min, +167%) and 4 TV episodes (215 min, -20%)
  • Played 1 board game (75 min, +∞) and 1 video game (10 min, +∞)
>_ Books

Algorithms to Live By (Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths)
░░░▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 24-26%

Big Business (Tyler Cowen)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 10-100%

The Price of Peace (Zachary D. Carter)
▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-30%

>_ Recommended Articles

My GPT-3 Blog Got 26 Thousand Visitors in 2 Weeks (Liam Porr)

Antitrust Politics (Stratechery)

This Is Not a Game (Real Life)

The UX of Lego Interface Panels (George Cave)

The Case of the Top Secret iPod (TidBits)

The Internet’s Most Undervalued Company (Not Boring)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

History Has Begun with Bruno Maçães (Venture Stories)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter (78 plays), Sufjan Stevens (594), Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross (57), 2raumwohnung (34), Zoot Woman (21)

Sep 02, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Jul 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 7 books (874 min, +4% MoM) and 28 long-form articles (+22%)
  • Listened to 583 songs (+7%) and 13 podcast episodes (908 min, +128%)
  • Watched 1 movie (141 min, +∞), 1 soccer game (45 min, -93%) and 5 TV episodes (270 min, -45%)
  • Played 0 board games (0 min, -100%) and 0 video games (0 min, -100%)
>_ Books

Designing Games (Tynan Sylvester)
░░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓ Progress: 87-100%

Dune (Frank Herbert)
░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 63-100%

Order Without Design (Alain Bertaud)
░▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 3-16%

Algorithms to Live By (Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths)
▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-24%

Underground (Haruki Murakami)
▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-12%

Very Important People (Ashley Mears)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Big Business (Tyler Cowen)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-10%

>_ Recommended Articles

The Garden of Forking Memes (Aaron Z. Lewis)

The Freud Moment (Alex Danco)

The TikTok War (Stratechery)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Charlie Songhurst: Lessons from Investing in 483 Companies (Invest Like The Best)

What Dan Romero Thinks About Basically Everything (Venture Stories)

The Tyler Cowen Production Function (North Star Podcast)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Slut (85 plays), Sufjan Steven (54), Hans Zimmer (53), Trent Reznor (34), Tocotronic (33)

Aug 02, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Jun 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 3 books (840 min, +16% MoM) and 23 long-form articles (-15%)
  • Listened to 544 songs (-19%) and 8 podcast episodes (397 min, -36%)
  • Watched 0 movies (0 min, -100%), 10 soccer games (660 min, +65%) and 9 TV episodes (495 min, -59%)
  • Played 2 board games (305 min, -18%) and 1 video game (15 min, same)
>_ Books

Designing Games (Tynan Sylvester)
░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓░░░ Progress: 53-87%

Dune (Frank Herbert)
░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░ Progress: 11-63%

Order Without Design (Alain Bertaud)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-3%

>_ Recommended Articles

Marc Andreessen on Productivity (The Observer Effect)

Why Figma Wins (Kevin Kwok)

The End of OS X (Stratechery)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

John Collison: Growing the Internet Economy (Invest Like The Best)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Endel (183 plays), Sufjan Steven (37), Travi$ Scott (25), Portugal. The Man (19), Paul Kalkbrenner (17)

Jul 01, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE
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