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Media Consumption (May 2019)

>_ Summary
  • Read 2 books (440 min, -27%) and 25 long-form articles (+14%)
  • Listened to 266 songs (-31%), 1 audiobook (200 min, -86%) and 4 podcast episodes (231 min, -58%)
  • Watched 5 movies (+400%), 4 soccer games (-50%) and 5 TV episodes (297 min, +141%)
  • Played 1 video game (320 min, -3%)
>_ Books

Killing Commendatore (Haruki Murakami)
░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▓ Progress: 92-100%

The Power Broker (Robert A. Caro)
░░░░░▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 33-38%

How Asia Works (Joe Studwell)
░░▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 14-42%

>_ Recommended Articles

Why books don’t work (Andy Matuschak)

Understanding Abundance (Alex Danco)

Going Critical (Kevin Simler)

The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet (Yancey Strickler)

The making of Amazon Prime (Vox / Recode)

>_ Music

Top Artists: The National, The Black Keys, Queens of the Stone Age, Two Door Cinema Club, Deichkind

Jun 11, 2019  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Apr 2019)

>_ Summary
  • Read 4 books (605 min, +30%) and 22 long-form articles (-29%)
  • Listened to 385 songs (-54%), 1 audiobook (1423 min, +7000%) and 9 podcast episodes (553 min, same)
  • Watched 1 movie (same), 8 soccer games (+33%) and 4 TV episodes (123 min, -70%)
  • Played 1 video game (330 min, +∞)
>_ Books

The Power Broker (Robert A. Caro)
░░░▓▓░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 21-33%

Meaning in History (Karl Löwith)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-9%

White (Kenya Hara)
░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 43-100%

How Asia Works (Joe Studwell)
▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-14%

>_ Recommended Articles

Why Evernote Failed to Realize Its Potential (Hiten Shah)

End-user Programming (Ink & Switch)

I, too, am Contrarian (Alex Danco)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

End Games with Naval Ravikant (Pt 1) (After On)

End Games with Naval Ravikant (Pt 2) (After On)

>_ Video Games

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo Switch)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Hans Zimmer, Kuniyuki Takahashi, Radiohead, Gorillaz, Rammstein

May 16, 2019  ×  Tokyo, JP

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)

>_ TV / VIDEO

True Detective (Season 3) (HBO)

LOVE DEATH + ROBOTS (Netflix)

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 (Feb 2019)

>_ Summary

Read 6 books (665 min, -50%) and 30 long-form articles (-14%).
Listened to 772 songs (-5%), 2 audiobooks (58 min, -86%) and 12 podcast episodes (695 min, +9%).
Watched 4 movies (+300%), 7 soccer games (+134%) and 11 TV episodes (+267%).

>_ Books

Stubborn Attachments (Tyler Cowen)
░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 22-100%

The Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails (Alfred Tong)
▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-40%

The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Jane Jacobs)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-11%

Imbibe! (David Wondrich)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-7%

The Dead Rabbit (Sean Muldoon, Jack McGarry, Jillian Vose)
▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-21%

The Power Broker (Robert A. Caro)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-6%

Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-7%

Killing Commendatore (Haruki Murakami)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-4%

>_ Recommended Articles

Book Review: Zero To One (Slate Star Codex)

Entrepreneur First the Index VC Fund (Digitizing Biology)

What Happens When Techno-Utopians Actually Run a Country (Wired)

The Underground Worlds of Haruki Murakami (New Yorker)

The Most Powerful Person in Silicon Valley (Fast Company)

>_ Music

Top Artists: TV on the Radio, James Blake, Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Bob Moses

Mar 10, 2019  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Jan 2019)

>_ Summary

Read 7 books (1320 min, +16%) and 35 long-form articles (-24%).
Listened to 814 songs (+61%), 1 audiobook (401 min, +∞%) and 11 podcast episodes (639 min, -12%).
Watched 1 movies (-50%), 3 soccer games (-50%) and 3 TV episodes (-80%).

>_ Books

The Courage To Be Disliked (Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga)
░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 45-100%

Radical Markets (Eric A. Posner & Glen Weyl)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 7-100%

The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States (Jeffrey Lewis)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Reality is Broken (Jane McGonigal)
░▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 5-30%

Sprint (Jake Knapp)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-62%

The Sovereign Individual (James Dale Davidson)
░░▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 12-15%

Stubborn Attachments (Tyler Cowen)
▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-22%

Men Without Women (Haruki Murakami)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

>_ Recommended Articles

The unbelievable tale of a fake hitman, a kill list, a darknet vigilante… and a murder (Wired)

The Founder’s Guide to Discipline: Lessons from Front’s Mathilde Collin (First Round Review)

My parents are Flat-Earthers (Jim Fisher)

2018 Predictions: Calibration Results (Slate Star Codex)

Predictions for 2019 (Slate Star Codex)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Keith Rabois on the future of innovation in Silicon Valley (Recode/Decode)

Tyler Cowen: Two Blundering Fools (North Star Podcast)

Matt Levine: Money Stuff (North Star Podcast)

Keith Rabois: Accumulating Advantages (North Star Podcast)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Jóhann Jóhannsson, James Blake, Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Max Richter

Feb 15, 2019  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Dec 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 5 books (1135 min, +260%) and 46 long-form articles (+59%).
Listened to 505 songs (+2%), 0 audiobook (0 min, -100%) and 11 podcast episodes (726 min, +13%).
Watched 2 movies (same), 6 soccer games (-14%) and 15 TV episodes (+650%).

>_ Books

Der Nasse Fisch (Volker Kutscher)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 2-3%

The Black Swan (Nassim Nicholas Taleb)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 5-100%

How The Internet Happened (Brian McCullough)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

The Courage To Be Disliked (Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-45%

Radical Markets (Eric A. Posner & Glen Weyl)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-7%

>_ Recommended Articles

52 things I learned in 2018 (Tom Whitwell)

The Friendship that made Google huge (The New Yorker)

The Short Life of Popcorn Prediction Markets (The Ringer)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

What Noah Smith Thinks About Basically Everything (Venture Stories)

Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe (Tim Ferriss Show)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Arcade Fire, Hans Zimmer, Gorillaz, IAMX, Radiohead

Jan 08, 2019  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Nov 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 5 books (315 min, -36%) and 29 long-form articles (+21%).
Listened to 495 songs (-37%), 1 audiobook (80 min, -62%) and 12 podcast episodes (643 min, +13%).
Watched 2 movies (+100%), 7 soccer matches (same) and 2 TV episodes (-69%).

>_ Books

The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
░░░░░░░░░░▓░░░░ Progress: 70-75%

1Q84: Book 3 (Haruki Murakami)
░░░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓ Progress: 90-100%

number9dream (David Mitchell)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-5%

The Black Swan (Nassim Nicholas Taleb)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-5%

The Sovereign Individual (James Dale Davidson)
░▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 10-12%

Der Nasse Fisch (Volker Kutscher)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-2%

>_ Recommended Articles

The red flags and magic numbers that investors look for in your startup’s metrics (Andrew Chen)

Apple’s New Map (Justin O’Beirne)

How Superhuman Built an Engine to Find Product/Market Fit (Rahul Vohra)

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things (Marginal Revolution)

Open Questions (Gwern)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Elon Musk: The Recode interview (Recode Decode)

Eric Schmidt on the Life-Changing Magic of Systematizing, Scaling, and Saying “Thanks” (Conversations with Tyler)

In 20 Years, China Will Be on Mars — and the U.S. Will Be an Island (2038)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter, Gorillaz, Radiohead, Hans Zimmer, Rin’

Dec 02, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (September 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 1 book (365 min, +28%) and 18 long-form articles (-25%).
Listened to 829 songs (-36%), 2 audiobooks (650 min, -15%) and 7 podcast episodes (269 min, -44%).
Watched 1 movie (-67%), 7 soccer matches (+133%) and 8 TV episodes (+400%).

>_ Books

21 Lessons for the 21st Century (Yuval Harari)
░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 20-100%

Rainbirds (Clarissa Goenawan)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-26%

>_ Recommended Articles

Apollo (New Yorker)

Paul Singer, Doomsday Investor (New Yorker)

Money Crypto vs. Tech Crypto (Atrium)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Slack Chief Product Officer April Underwood (Recode Decode)

Bruno Maçães on the Spirit of Adventure (Conversations with Tyler)

>_ Movies

Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 0

Suburbicon (Rating: 2/5)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter, Bob Moses, Death Cab for Cutie, Travi$ Scott, Hans Zimmer

Oct 03, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (August 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 2 books (285 min, -52%) and 24 long-form articles (-37%).
Listened to 1301 songs (+98%), 2 audiobooks (769 min, +1%) and 10 podcast episodes (482 min, +132%).
Watched 3 movies (+200%), 3 soccer matches (-70%) and 2 TV episodes (same).

>_ Books

High Growth Handbook (Elad Gil)
░░░▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░ Progress: 20-47%

21 Lessons for the 21st Century (Yuval Harari)
▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-20%

Conspiracy (Ryan Holiday)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Siddhartha (Hermann Hesse)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

>_ Recommended Articles

Is Facebook causing anti-refugee attacks in Germany? (Marginal Revolution)

Why “hearables” are finally tech’s next big thing (Fast Company)

The Power User Curve (Andrew Chen)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Thinking About Thinking (The Knowledge Project)

>_ Movies

Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 0

The Martian (Rating: 3/5)

Isle of Dogs (Rating: 5/5)

Toni Erdmann (Rating: 4/5)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter, Death Cab for Cutie, Zoot Woman, Deichkind, Element of Crime

Sep 01, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (July 2018)

>_ Summary

Read 2 books (590 min, -40%) and 38 long-form articles (+3%).
Listened to 657 songs (-1%), 2 audiobooks (760 min, +355%) and 8 podcast episodes (208 min, -61%).
Watched 1 movie (same), 10 soccer matches (-33%) and 2 TV episodes (-67%).

>_ Books

1Q84 (Haruki Murakami)
░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 51-100%

Debt (David Graeber)
░▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 8-12%

Bad Blood (John Carreyrou)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

High Growth Handbook (Elad Gil)
▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-20%

>_ Recommended Articles

Why were early psychedelicists so weird? (Slate Star Codex)

What Happens When a Computer Runs Your Life (Future Human)

How Technology Grows (Dan Wang)

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey (National Geographic)

On Radical Markets (Vitalik Buterin)

The Twitch Streamers Who Spend Years Broadcasting To No One (The Verge)

How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions (The Daily Beast)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Vitalik Buterin on Cryptoeconomics and Markets in Everything (Conversations with Tyler)

>_ Movies

Movies crossed off the IMDB Top 250 list: 0

Der Knochenmann (Rating: 4/5)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Nine Inch Nails, Max Richter, Paul Kalkbrenner, Rin, Kings of Convenience

Aug 11, 2018  ×  Berlin, DE
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