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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 (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

Media Consumption (Apr 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 7 books (1325 min, -34% MoM) and 22 long-form articles (-31%)
  • Listened to 605 songs (+25%) and 8 podcast episodes (370 min, -49%)
  • Watched 0 movies (0 min, -100%), 0 soccer games (0 min, -100%) and 34 TV episodes (1875 min, +33%)
  • Played 2 video games (195 min, +457%)
>_ Books

Tools for Thought (Howard Rheingold)
░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓ Progress: 73-100%

Designing Games (Tynan Sylvester)
░░▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 11-42%

The Glass Hotel (Emily St. John Mandel)
░░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓ Progress: 78-100%

History Has Begun (Bruno Maçães)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Fatherland (Robert Harris)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Dominion (Tom Holland)
▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-12%

>_ Recommended Articles

Spatial Interfaces (John Palmer)

Spatial Software (John Palmer)

IT’S TIME TO BUILD (Marc Andreessen)

Nintendo’s Little-Known Product Philosophy (Adam Ghahramani)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Creating Tools For Networked Thought (Venture Stories)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Mikel (97 plays), Sufjan Stevens (47), IAMX (42), Travi$ Scott (40), EOB (32)

May 01, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Mar 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 6 books (2015 min, +540% MoM) and 32 long-form articles (+68%)
  • Listened to 483 songs (-26%) and 11 podcast episodes (732 min, +55%)
  • Watched 2 movies (+∞), 3 soccer games (290 min, -74%) and 28 TV episodes (1413 min, +9%)
  • Played 1 video game (35 min, -36%)
>_ Books

The Design of Everyday Things (Donald A. Norman)
░░░░░░░░░░░░░▓▓ Progress: 85-100%

Tools for Thought (Howard Rheingold)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░ Progress: 0-73%

Designing Games (Tynan Sylvester)
▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-11%

Disunited Nations (Peter Zeihan)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

South of the Border, West of the Sun (Haruki Murakami)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

The Glass Hotel (Emily St. John Mandel)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░ Progress: 0-78%

>_ Recommended Articles

The Most Important Media Businesses of the (Past and) Future (Matthew Ball)

How Hip-Hop Helped Cash App Grow Faster (Trapital)

Cyberpunk: Then and now (The Dork Web)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Ross Douthat on Decadence and Dynamism (Conversations with Tyler)

Building Prosumer Software with Rahul Vohra and Todd Goldberg (Venture Stories)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Tame Impala (58 plays), Endel (44), Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (26), Cage the Elephant (21), Destroyer (21)

Apr 01, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Feb 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 2 books (315 min, -73% MoM) and 19 long-form articles (-44%)
  • Listened to 656 songs (+34%) and 9 podcast episodes (472 min, +6%)
  • Watched 0 movies (-100%), 11 soccer games (1125 min, +389%) and 22 TV episodes (1298 min, +127%)
  • Played 4 video games (55 min, +∞%)
>_ Books

The Design of Everyday Things (Donald A. Norman)
░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░ Progress: 31-85%

Ra (Sam Hughes)
░░░░▓▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 25-35%

>_ Recommended Articles

Spotify: The Ambient Media Company (Brett Bivens)

Reddit’s Profane, Greedy Traders Are Shaking Up the Stock Market (Bloomberg)

Yuval Noah Harari’s History of Everyone, Ever (The New Yorker)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Sriram Krishnan on Building Consumer Social Platforms (Venture Stories)

World After Capital, with Albert Wenger (Invest Like the Best)

>_ TV Shows

Chernobyl (Season 1)
░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 20-100%

Narcos: Mexico (Season 2)
▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-40%

Succession (Season 2)
░░░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 20-100%

Watchmen (Season 1)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-56%

>_ Music

Top Artists: Endel (110 plays), Zoot Woman (80), Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (68), Abel Korzeniowski (35), Tame Impala (25)

Mar 01, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Jan 2020)

>_ Summary
  • Read 5 books (1160 min, -19% MoM) and 34 long-form articles (+36%)
  • Listened to 488 songs (-21%) and 8 podcast episodes (444 min, +26%)
  • Watched 3 movies (-40%), 2 soccer games (230 min, +5%) and 10 TV episodes (571 min, -43%)
  • Played 0 video games (0 min, -100%)
>_ Books

A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
░░░░░░░░░░▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 66-100%

The Design of Everyday Things (Donald A. Norman)
░▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 3-31%

Designing Design (Kenya Hara)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

Ra (Sam Hughes)
▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-25%

Hackers & Painters (Paul Graham)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

>_ Recommended Articles

2019 Letter (Dan Wang)

Products I Wish Existed (2020 Edition) (Elad Gil)

Products I’d Pay For (2020 Edition) (Dominic Monn)

Underutilized Fixed Assets (Kevin Kwok)

Two Hands Are A Lot (Dominic Cummings)

Shopify: A Starcraft Inspired Business Strategy (Non-GAAP Thoughts)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Matt Clifford on Investing Pre-Company (Invest Like The Best)

Reid Hoffman on Systems, Levers, and Quixotic Quests (Conversations with Tyler)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross (201), Woodkid (36), Auf Der Maur (35), 坂本龍一 (35), Abel Korzeniowski (33)

Feb 01, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Dec 2019)

>_ Summary
  • Read 4 books (1435 min, +390% MoM) and 25 long-form articles (+79%)
  • Listened to 620 songs (+10%) and 6 podcast episodes (352 min, -38%)
  • Watched 5 movies (-38%), 2 soccer games (220 min, -46%) and 21 TV episodes (998 min, +372%)
  • Played 1 video game (60 min, +∞%)
>_ Books

The Great Successor. (Anna Fifield)
░▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 2-100%

A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░ Progress: 0-66%

The Design of Everyday Things (Donald A. Norman)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-3%

Augmenting Human Intellect (Douglas C. Engelbart)
▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ Progress: 0-100%

>_ Recommended Articles

What will you do to stay weird? (Tyler Cowen)

The power of naming (Leo Widrich)

2020 Startup Themes (Part 1) + (Part 2) (Daniel Gross)

Whimsical ideas for 2020 (Sriram Krishnan)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Tony Fadell on Building the iPod, iPhone, Nest, and a Life of Curiosity (The Tim Ferriss Show)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Max Richter (140 plays), Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (59), Eminem (39), Frank Ocean (34), Abel Korzeniowski (31)

Jan 09, 2020  ×  Berlin, DE

Media Consumption (Nov 2019)

>_ Summary
  • Read 2 books (368 min, -56%) and 14 long-form articles (-60%)
  • Listened to 562 songs (+6%) and 9 podcast episodes (618 min, +99%)
  • Watched 8 movies (+167%), 4 soccer games (405 min, -51%) and 12 TV episodes (268 min, -70%)
  • Played 0 video games (0 min, -100%)
>_ Books

Softwar (Matthew Symonds)
░░░▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░ Progress: 20-55%

The Great Successor. (Anna Fifield)
▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ Progress: 0-2%

>_ Recommended Articles

Digital Tools I Wish Existed (Jonathan Borichevskiy)

The Social Subsidy of Angel Investing (Alex Danco)

Reimagining Messaging (Daniel Gross)

Integration and Monopoly (Stratechery)

>_ Recommended Podcasts

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger – How to Build a Great Product (Invest Like The Best)

Ted Gioia on Music as Cultural Cloud Storage (Conversations with Tyler)

>_ Music

Top Artists: Abel Korzeniowski (55 plays), Travi$ Scott (37), Kanye West (32), Beck (30), The National (28)

Dec 14, 2019  ×  San Francisco, US
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