7 Questions (December, 2022)December 1, 2022
According to my screentime tracker on my iPhone, on an average day I consume:
- 3hrs of twitter
- 3hrs of safari (browsing)
- 36min of youtube
- 32min of Instagram
- 23min of podcasts
- 16min of reading (kindle)
The Sovereign Individual - both from a philosophical but also practical perspective, this is the one book that I will re-read every so often, because there's always something I missed and always something that has recently come true which the authors fortold.
- The role of money
- Money games Note: I don't usually just read books with 'money' in the title.
New approaches to building software e.g: Situated software and Software as Curation My interest lies in the question 'what if there is a better way to build software?' This question has lead me a down a rabbit hole of exploration from new technologies like GPT-3 (co-pilot) to new methodologies like the above for allowing software to be more configurable by end-users, which ultimately could result in more personalized or domain-specific affordances.
I'll give three.
- Jerusalem, Israel (for the sense of history)
- Tel-Aviv, Israel (for the food and tech)
- Tokyo, Japan (for the cleanliness and beauty)
Fold. They offer 2+% cash-back in bitcoin on purchases and you can use it as a pre-paid debit card and pay for all kinds of expenses with no fees, even to pay-off other credit cards.
"The Scandal of Money" by George Gilder for a good shot of espresso / cold-water to the face to shake your prior conceptions of what money is.