7 Questions (December, 2022)

December 1, 2022

What does your recent media diet look like?

According to my screentime tracker on my iPhone, on an average day I consume:

  1. 3hrs of twitter
  2. 3hrs of safari (browsing)
  3. 36min of youtube
  4. 32min of Instagram
  5. 23min of podcasts
  6. 16min of reading (kindle)

What’s the last great book you read?

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.

What are you reading now?

  1. The role of money
  2. Money games Note: I don't usually just read books with 'money' in the title.

Tell us the story of a rabbit hole you fell deep into.

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.

What is one place everyone should visit?

I'll give three.

  1. Jerusalem, Israel (for the sense of history)
  2. Tel-Aviv, Israel (for the food and tech)
  3. Tokyo, Japan (for the cleanliness and beauty)

What is the best non-famous app you love on your phone?

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.

Who should everyone be reading that they’re not?

"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.

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