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Media Consumption (Mar 2019)

>_ Summary

Read 3 books (465 min, -30%) and 31 long-form articles (+3%).
Listened to 843 songs (+9%), 1 audiobook (20 min, -66%) and 12 podcast episodes (554 min, -20%).
Watched 1 movie (-75%), 6 soccer games (-14%) and 23 TV episodes (415 min, -25%).

>_ Books

The Power Broker (Robert A. Caro)
░▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 6-21%

Has the West Lost It? (Kishore Mahbubani)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

White (Kenya Hara)
▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-43%

>_ Recommended Articles

What The Hell Is Going On? (David Perell)

Mini (Asymco)

What Is Amazon? (Zack Kanter)

Life Capital (Erik Torenberg)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Sam Altman on Loving Community, Hating Coworking, and the Hunt for Talent (Conversations with Tyler)

What Keith Rabois Thinks About Basically Everything (Venture Stories)


True Detective (Season 3) (HBO)


Jailbreaking the Simulation with George Hotz(SXSW 2019)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Modeselektor, Kuniyuki Takahashi, James Blake, Elskavon, Radiohead

Apr 09, 2019  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (May 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 2 books (465 min, +258%) and 15 long-form articles (-29%).
Listened to 545 songs (+2%), 0 audiobooks (same) and 10 podcasts (590 min, +228%).
Watched 2 movies (+100%), 2 soccer matches (-60%) and 8 TV episodes (+167%).

>_ Books

The Elephant in the Brain (Kevin Simler,‎ Robin Hanson)
░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░ Progress: 23-65%

Akira, Vol. 1 (Katsuhiro Otomo)
░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 50-100%

>_ Recommended Articles

Why German companies fail at digital innovation (Handelsblatt)

Invisible asymptotes (Eugene Wei)

Basic Income, Not Basic Jobs (Slate Star Codex)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Earning Your Stripes (The Knowledge Project)

Bryan Caplan on Learning across Disciplines (Conversations with Tyler)

The Case Against Education (a16z)

Tyler Cowen on the painful end of American complacency (The Ezra Klein Show)

>_ Movies

Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 0

Frost / Nixon (Rating: 4/5)

AlphaGo Documentary (Rating: 4/5)

>_ Music

Top Artists: The XX, Kanye West, Interpol, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails

Jun 03, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Feb 2018)


Read 0 books (0 min, -100%) and 38 long-form articles (+46%).
Listened to 912 songs (+12%), 2 audiobooks (940 min, -16%) and 3 podcasts (175 min, -34%).
Watched 5 movies (+/- 0%), 7 soccer matches (+250%) and 8 TV episodes (-62%).


Artemis (Andy Weir)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Principles: Life & Work (Ray Dalio)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░ Progress: 0-81%


How to be good (New Yorker)

When You’re a Digital Nomad, the World Is Your Office (The New York Times)

Who Killed More: Hitler, Stalin, or Mao? (The New York Review Of Books)

One Man’s Quest to Make Google’s Gadgets Great (Wired)

Five More Years (Slate Star Codex)

Why Decentralization Matters (Chris Dixon, Medium)

Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 3

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Rating: 3/5)

The Hunt (Rating: 5/5)

Inside Llewyn Davis (Rating: 2/5)

2001: A Space Odyssey (Rating: 4/5)

Saving Private Ryan (Rating: 4/5)


Top Artists: Nils Frahm, Depeche Mode, Hans Zimmer, Radiohead, Thom Yorke
Favorite Song: Philip Selway — Coming Up For Air

Mar 01, 2018  ×  Göttingen, DE

Media Consumption (August ’17)


Read 1 book (-66% MoM) and 31 long-form articles (+3%).
Listened to 546 songs (+53%), 2 audiobooks (+100%) and 7 podcasts (+133%).
Watched 2 movies (+100%), 7 soccer matches (+500%) and 25 TV episodes (+108%).


Shoe Dog (Phil Knight)
░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▓ Progress: 95-100%

Homo Deus (Yuval Noah Harari)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░ Progress: 0-90%

Snow Crash (Neal Stephenson)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-4%

Recommended Articles

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup (Bloomberg)

How Peter Thiel’s Secretive Data Company Pushed Into Policing (Backchannel)

Where is the Web Going? (Nir Eyal)

Uber’s New CEO (Stratechery)

Where should you fear private internet censorship the most? (Marginal Revolution)

Recommended Podcasts

From 4Chan to Charlottesville (The Ezra Klein Show)


Top Artists: Arcade Fire, James McAlister, Philip Glass, Hans Zimmer, Radiohead
Favorite Song: Hans Zimmer – Supermarine

Sep 01, 2017  ×  Dublin, IE

Media Consumption (July ’17)

Read 3 books and 30 long-form articles.
Listened to 358 songs, 1 audiobook and 3 podcasts.
Watched 1 movie, 1 soccer match and 12 TV episodes.


A Wild Sheep Case (Haruki Murakami)
░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 65-100%

The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 5-100%

Annihilation (Southern Reach, #1) (Jeff VanderMeer)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Shoe Dog (Phil Knight)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░ Progress: 0-95%

Recommended Articles

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Spreadsheet (FiveThirtyEight)

Most coworking spaces don’t make money; here’s how they can adapt to survive the future (Levels.io)

Silicon Valley’s First Founder Was Its Worst (Backchannel)

Marc Andreessen answers questions from Stripe Atlas founders (Stripe)

Trump’s Russian Laundromat (New Republic)

The Next Disney Will Come from China and Its Name Is Tencent (Backchannel)

Successful Solo Founders (Rosie Haft, Medium)

The Inside Story Of SoundCloud’s Collapse (Buzzfeed)

Recommended Podcasts

Silicon Valley should think like Spider-Man (Reid Hoffman) (Recode Decode)


Top Artists: Radiohead, Phoenix, Zoot Woman, 2raumwohnung, James McAlister
Favourite Song: Radiohead – Man of War

Aug 05, 2017  ×  Dublin, IE

Media Consumption (April ’17)

Read 3 books and 24 long-form articles.
Listened to 940 songs and 7 podcast episodes.
Watched 2 movies, 6 soccer matches and 710 minutes of TV.


Actionable Gamification (Yu-kai Chou)
░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 13-100%

Gamification by Design (Gabe Zicherman)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Predictably Irrational (Dan Arielly)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░ Progress: 0-58%

Recommended Articles:

The first rule of pricing is: you do not talk about pricing (fluxx)

The Great Laptop Stagnation (500ish Words)

Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future (Wait But Why)

Selling Mark Zuckerberg (Buzzfeed)

How Technology is Hijacking Your Mind  (Thrive Global)

Don’t Learn to Code (Ryan Hoover)

Building a startup? Build an audience, first. (Ryan Hoover)

The Whale (500ish Words)

LSD Microdoses Make People Feel Sharper, And Scientists Want To Know How (The Verge)

Recommended Podcasts:

Kevin Rose – Scratching your Own Itch (Dorm Room Tycoon)

Patrick Collison has a Few Questions for Tyler (Conversations with Tyler)

What Is Technology Doing to Us? (Waking Up With Sam Harris)

May 10, 2017  ×  London, GB
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