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Media Consumption (June 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 3 books (990 min, +113%) and 37 long-form articles (+247%).
Listened to 661 songs (+21%), 2 audiobooks (167 min, +∞) and 8 podcast episodes (540 min, -8%).
Watched 1 movie (-50%), 15 soccer matches (+750%) and 6 TV episodes (-25%).

>_ Books

The Elephant in the Brain (Kevin Simler,‎ Robin Hanson)
░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 65-100%

Finite and Infinite Games (James Carse)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

In Praise of Shadows (Junichiro Tanizaki)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-51%

Debt (David Graeber)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-8%

>_ Recommended Articles

Computing in Concert (MG Siegler)

Alexa, Please Send This To My Screen (Jan König)

Are We Already Living in Virtual Reality? (New Yorker)

Why We Need Web Brutalism (Imaginary Cloud)

Koks, the World’s Most Remote Foodie Destination (New Yorker)

How To Read (Robert Heaton)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Identity & Honesty (Waking Up with Sam Harris)

>_ Movies

Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 0

Beirut (Rating: 3/5)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter, Nine Inch Nails, Paul Kalkbrenner, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Kanye West

Jul 04, 2018  ×  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 (Apr 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 1 book (130 min, -66%) and 21 long-form articles (-53%).
Listened to 531 songs (-33%), 0 audiobooks (0 min, -100%) and 3 podcasts (180 min, -60%).
Watched 1 movie (-67%), 5 soccer matches (-17%) and 3 TV episodes (-25%).

>_ Books

The Elephant in the Brain (Kevin Simler,‎ Robin Hanson)
▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-23%

>_ Recommended Articles

Do Androids Dream of Colossal Women? (Vulture)

Tokyo and Hong Kong in 2018 (haywirez)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Balaji Srinivasan on the Power and Promise of the Blockchain (Conversations with Tyler)

Naval on Periscope
(Not really a podcast, but highly recommend watching this.)

>_ Movies

Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 0

Okja (Rating: 2/5)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter, Queens of the Stone Age, Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Cage the Elephant

May 01, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Mar 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 2 books (385 min, +∞) and 45 long-form articles (+18%).
Listened to 787 songs (-14%), 3 audiobooks (647 min, -31%) and 7 podcasts (453 min, +159%).
Watched 3 movies (-40%), 6 soccer matches (-14%) and 4 TV episodes (-50%).

>_ Books

Cryptoassets (Chris Burniske)
░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░ Progress: 40-65%

Tools of Titans (Tim Ferriss)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░ Progress: 0-68%

Principles: Life & Work (Ray Dalio)
░░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓ Progress: 81-100%

The Complacent Class (Tyler Cowen)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Red Mars (Kim Robinsom)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-10%

>_ Recommended Articles

The Commercial Zen of Muji (New Yorker)

Japan’s Gross National Cool (Foreign Policy)

Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous. (Bloomberg)

Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook Data Abuse Shouldn’t Get Credit For Trump (The Verge)

The Graph API: Key Points in the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Debacle (Jonathan Albright)

The Cyperpunk Sensibility (ribbonfarm)

>_ Movies

(Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 1)

The Departed (Rating: 3/5)

The Outsider (Rating: 1/5)

The Post (Rating: 4/5)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter, Radiohead, Gas, James McAlister, Slut

Apr 02, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Feb 2018)

>_ SUMMARY

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%).

>_ BOOKS

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

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

>_ RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

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
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)

>_ MUSIC

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 (January ’18)

>_ SUMMARY

Read (parts of) 2 books (130 min, -68%) and 26 long-form articles (-21%).
Listened to 814 songs (+26%), 2 audiobooks (1115 min, +104%) and 4 podcasts (268 min, +36%).
Watched 5 movies (+/- 0%), 2 soccer matches (-33%) and 21 TV episodes (+ ∞).

>_ BOOKS

Akira, Vol. 1 (Katsuhiro Otomo)
░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░ Progress: 30-50%

Utopia for Realists (Rutger Bregman)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 3-100%

The Three-Body Problem (Liu Cixin)
░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 11-100%

Snow Crash (Neal Stephenson)
░░▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 8-18%

>_ RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

My Family’s Slave (The Atlantic)

Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not (The New York Times)

In Search of the Elusive Bitcoin Billionaire (Reason)

Tyler Cowen’s 12 rules for life (Marginal Revolution)

Amazon’s Go and the Future (Stratechery)

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble (The New York Times)

>_ RECOMMENDED PODCASTS

Confronting Your Fears and Taking a Leap with Pieter Levels of Nomad List (Indie Hackers)

>_ MOVIES
Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 4

Star Wars: Episode VIII (Rating: 3/5)

The Pianist (Rating: 4/5)

Good Will Hunting (Rating: 4/5)

To Kill a Mockingbird (Rating: 2/5)

A Beautiful Mind (Rating: 4/5)

>_ RECOMMENDED TV-SERIES

The End of the F*cking World

The Crown (Season 2)

>_ MUSIC

Top Artists: Nils Frahm, Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Nine Inch Nails, Hans Zimmer
Favorite Song: Thom Yorke – Black Swan

Feb 01, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (December ’17)

>_ SUMMARY

Read (parts of) 3 books (410 min, +925%) and 33 long-form articles (-20%).
Listened to 646 songs (-6%), 3 audiobooks (547 min, +8%) and 7 podcasts (197 min, -13%).
Watched 5 movies (+67%), 3 soccer matches (-40%) and 0 TV episodes (same).

>_ Books:

Leonardo da Vinci (Walter Isaacson)
░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 60-100%

Cryptoassets (Chris Burniske)
░▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 5-40%

Meditations (Marcus Aurelius)
▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-12%

Akira, Vol. 1 (Katsuhiro Otomo)
▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-30%

Utopia for Realists (Rutger Bregman)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-3%

The Three-Body Problem (Liu Cixin)
▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-11%

>_ RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

I can tolerate anything except the outgroup (Slate Star Codex)

How to Hire Fake Friends and Family (The Atlantic)

What You Can’t Say (Paul Graham)

Disney and Fox (Stratechery)

The App That Reminds You You’re Going to Die (The Atlantic)

He Stole $100 Million From His Clients. Now He’s Living in Luxury on the Côte d’Azur. (Bloomberg)

The Danger of President Pence (New Yorker)

Why Cryonics Makes Sense (Wait But Why)

>_ RECOMMENDED PODCASTS

Tim Urban, Wait But Why (Kevin Rose Show)

Andy Weir on the Economics of Sci-Fi and Space (Conversations With Tyler)

>_ MOVIES
Movies from IMDB Top 250 list: 3

American Beauty (Rating: 3/5)

The Shawshank Redemption (Rating: 5/5)

Old boy (Rating: 5/5)

Gangster Squad (Rating: 2/5)

Swiss Army Man (Rating: 4/5)

>_ MUSIC

Top Artists: Portugal. The Man, Philip Glass, Radiohead, The National, Franz Ferdinand
Favorite Song: Moby – Like A Motherless Child

Jan 05, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (November ’17)

>_ SUMMARY

Read 1 book (40 min, -66%) and 41 long-form articles (+41%).
Listened to 684 songs (-36%), 1 audiobook (505 min, -40%) and 5 podcasts (226 min, +23%).
Watched 3 movies (+200%), 5 soccer matches (-29%) and 0 TV episodes (-100%).

>_ BOOKS

Leonardo da Vinci (Walter Isaacson)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░ Progress: 3-60%

Cryptoassets (Chris Burniske)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-5%

>_ RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

In The Loop (Wallpaper)

God is a bot, and Anthony Levandowski is his messenger (Backchannel)

North Korea is not crazy (Recorded Future)

The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea (New Yorker)

The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More. (New York Times)

What we get wrong about technology (Tim Harford)

Book Review: Albion’s Seed (Slate Star Codex)

Tony Fadell’s Next Act (Wired)

How Stalin Became Stalinist (New Yorker)

The Making of an American Nazi (The Atlantic)

I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump’s Biggest Fans. Here’s What They Won’t Tell You. (MotherJones)

The Nationalist’s Delusion (The Atlantic)

>_ MOVIES
Started tackling a new goal on my bucket list: Watch all movies on the IMDB Top 250 list

The Godfather (Rating: 5/5)

The Godfather II (Rating: 5/5)

The Godfather III (Rating: 2/5)

>_ MUSIC

Top Artists: Beck, Portugal. The Man, Hans Zimmer, The National, Washed Out
Favorite Song: Portugal. The Man – Easy Tiger

Dec 05, 2017  ×  Istanbul, TR

FCO ✈ TLV

Distance: 2280km
Duration: 3:00h
CO2 Emissions: 0.37t
Airline: Ryanair
Activity: Reading, Sleeping

Nov 18, 2017  ×  

VIE ✈ FCO

Distance: 765km
Duration: 1:30h
CO2 Emissions: 0.06t
Airline: Vueling
Activity: Reading

Nov 10, 2017  ×  
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