Since my last post on here I've been doing a bit of travelling, and a lot of reading! One book that I think is worth mentioning is Jonny Sun's new book, Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations. The book's genesis was the result of Sun's own quest to separate himself
As I get older I'm noticing that it's harder to burn the midnight oil, as well as push myself as much as I used to. Don't even get me started on hangovers! In an attempt to slow this down I did some research over the past few months. Consuming any
After reading pretty much every book, article and biography on Elon Musk I wanted to start to share some of my notes & takeaways . First up, productivity.
In a paper on habits, a group of Duke researchers put it quaintly, “Without habits, people would be doomed to plan, consciously guide, and monitor every action.” We may not think about our habits that often, but we should. They’re a huge part of our lives. These reflexive thoughts,
I've come to respect, even embrace, the fact that I am not a machine. This has likely dawned on me due to the fact that I'm now in my thirties and no longer have youthful abundance on my side. I don't actually have a constant source of power enabling me
It's been a while since I got behind the keyboard and did some writing here, apologies for that! For the next couple of months I've set myself the challenge of writing a post each week. Let's see how long I can hold myself to it. So what have I been
For the past week I’ve been thinking and reflecting about what life may be like after COVID-19, as well as how we will get there, and when.
Is the Internet, and more generally, the computer, fundamentally impacting how our memory and brain function? In this post I explore the basic function of memory, and how some apps can help us build a second brain.
The human brain is non-linear: we jump from idea to idea, all the time. Notes and journalling should work the same. In this post, I talk about networked thought and give some recommendations for how you can get started.