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  • February 2021 | W5 | W6 | W7
  • January 2021 | W1 | W2 | W3 | W4
  • Media

  • 2020 | Q3 | Q4

  • Knowledge base

    2020

    Work cycles, Timeless decision theory (TDT), Theory of change, The wisdom of life, The Obstacle is the Way, The inner game, The courage to be disliked, Slack, Single Mindedness, Quantum computing, Pareto principle, Metacognition, Mastery, Making meaning, Magazine publishing, Kelly criterion, How to understand things, Doing what you love, Digital gardens, Daily planning, Blogging tips, Antifragility, Actually do things

    Reading pipeline

    TitleAuthorRating
    Mr. Penumbras 24-Hour BookstoreRobin Sloan★★★★★
    The Portable NietzscheWalter Kaufmann★★★★
    The Tao of SenecaTimothy Ferriss★★★½
    Blockchain Chicken FarmXiaowei Wang★★★★★
    21 Lessons for the 21st CenturyYuval Noah Harari★★★½
    The Rise and Fall of the DinosaursStephen Brusatte★★★★
    The Almanack of Naval RavikantEric Jorgenson★★★★
    The FountainheadAyn Rand★★★★★
    The Last Man Who Knew EverythingDavid N. Schwartz★★★★
    Zen in the Art of WritingRay Bradbury★★
    Dishonesty is the Second-Best PolicyDavid Mitchell★★★★½
    With the End in MindKathryn Mannix★★★★½
    The Upside of StressKelly McGonigal★★★
    The Wisdom of LifeArthur Schopenhauer★★★★
    The River of ConsciousnessOliver Sacks★★★★
    On the Move: A LifeOliver Sacks★★★
    Essays in IdlenessYoshida Kenkō★★★½
    WaldenHenry David Thoreau★★★
    Mans Search for MeaningViktor E. Frankl★★★★
    Lessons in StoicismJohn Sellars★★★
    The Courage to Be DislikedIchiro Kishimi★★★★★
    The PrecipiceToby Ord★★★★
    The Vignelli CanonMassimo Vignelli★★★
    I Am PilgrimTerry Hayes★★★★
    The Accidental SuperpowerPeter Zeihan★★★★
    The Sovereign IndividualJames Dale Davidson★★★★★
    The Timeless Way of BuildingChristopher W. Alexander★★★
    HighfireEoin Colfer★★★
    The Obstacle Is the WayRyan Holiday★★★
    Get TogetherBailey Richardson★★
    Steal Like an ArtistAustin Kleon★★★★
    High Growth HandbookElad Gil★★★
    Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceRobert M. Pirsig★★★½
    The 50th Law50 Cent★★★★
    Thinking in SystemsDonella H. Meadows★★★
    The Defining DecadeMeg Jay★★½
    An Elegant PuzzleWill Larson★★
    The Utopia of RulesDavid Graeber★★★
    The Laws of SimplicityJohn Maeda★★★
    UX for Lean StartupsLaura Klein★★★
    SuperforecastingPhilip E. Tetlock★★★
    How to Become a Straight-A StudentCal Newport★★★
    So Good They Cant Ignore YouCal Newport★★★★
    Writing ToolsRoy Peter Clark★★★
    Digital MinimalismCal Newport★★★★
    UltralearningScott H. Young★★★★
    On Grand StrategyJohn Lewis Gaddis★★★
    Good Strategy Bad StrategyRichard P. Rumelt★★
    No Excuses!Brian Tracy★★★
    Goals!Brian Tracy★★★
    Eat That Frog!Brian Tracy★★★
    RelentlessTim S. Grover★★★★
    TempoVenkatesh G. Rao★★★★
    Value Proposition DesignAlexander Osterwalder★★★
    Business Model GenerationAlexander Osterwalder★★★
    ScarcitySendhil Mullainathan★★★
    When I Stop Talking, Youll Know Im DeadJerry Weintraub★★★★
    The God DelusionRichard Dawkins★★★★
    The Selfish GeneRichard Dawkins★★★★
    IndistractableNir Eyal★★★
    Skin in the GameNassim Nicholas Taleb★★★★
    AntifragileNassim Nicholas Taleb★★★★
    Who Moved My Cheese?Spencer Johnson★★★
    The Power of HabitCharles Duhigg★★★
    OutliersMalcolm Gladwell★★
    How to Win Friends and Influence PeopleDale Carnegie★★★
    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleStephen R. Covey★★★
    The Tipping PointMalcolm Gladwell★★
    Steve JobsWalter Isaacson★★★
    Own the Day, Own Your LifeAubrey Marcus★★★★★
    The War of ArtSteven Pressfield★★★★
    Certain to WinChet Richards★★
    Elon MuskAshlee Vance★★★★
    Measure What MattersJohn E. Doerr★★★
    Deep WorkCal Newport★★★★★
    Extreme OwnershipJocko Willink★★★★
    The One ThingGary Keller★★★
    Good to GreatJames C. Collins★★★
    Surely Youre Joking, Mr. Feynman!Richard P. Feynman★★★★
    GeniusJames Gleick★★★★
    Every Tools a HammerAdam Savage★★★
    PRAGMASebastian Marshall★★★
    GatelessSebastian Marshall★★★★★
    IkigaiSebastian Marshall★★★★★
    The 33 Strategies of WarRobert Greene★★★
    The 48 Laws of PowerRobert Greene★★★★
    The Shifts and the ShocksMartin Wolf★★★
    MeditationsMarcus Aurelius★★★
    The AlchemistPaulo Coelho★★★
    The Intelligent InvestorBenjamin Graham★★★★
    The Art of WarSun Tzu★★★★
    12 Rules for LifeJordan B. Peterson★★★★★
    On WritingStephen King★★★
    RoguelikeSebastian Marshall★★★
    Creative Strategy GenerationBob Caporale★★
    Great Mambo Chicken And The Transhuman ConditionEd Regis★★★
    Game Theory at WorkJames D. Miller★★★
    The Ten-Day MBASteven Silbiger★★★
    GritAngela Duckworth★★★
    AlibabaDuncan Clark★★
    MasteryRobert Greene★★★★★
    Gödel, Escher, BachDouglas R. Hofstadter★★★★
    Good ProfitCharles G. Koch★★
    The Rise of Theodore RooseveltEdmund Morris★★★
    FreakonomicsSteven D. Levitt★★
    Scaling LeanAsh Maurya★★★★★
    SapiensYuval Noah Harari★★★★★
    The SnowballAlice Schroeder★★★
    PROGRESSIONSebastian Marshall★★★★
    MACHINASebastian Marshall★★★
    Running LeanAsh Maurya★★★★
    Zero to OnePeter Thiel★★★★
    TractionGabriel Weinberg★★★
    The Lean StartupEric Ries★★★★
    The Gervais PrincipleVenkatesh G. Rao★★★★★