A list of books, audiobooks, podcasts, television, and more that I am consuming.
A list of achievements, articles, or plans in the shop to showcase my production.
This series also maps my consumer habits: my time on media can lead to more projects and purchases, as well as influence my thoughts.
Reading :: Listening :: Watching
Wanting :: Getting :: Making
What I am Reading this Month:
Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid – The Atlantic (2022), Jonathan Haidt
Depressingly Easy, Scientific American, By Kelly Lambert on August 1, 2008
Swiping and Dating Preferences, Gender divides in sex and relationships, by ROB HENDERSON, JUL 23, 2023
Is “Male Headship” Actually A Kink?: Trust versus “consent” in long-term relationships, by MARY HARRINGTON, JUL 20, 2023
What is vitalism?: A response to the over-administration of life. MATTHEW B. CRAWFORD, JUL 20, 2023
Anna Pagès, philosopher: ‘Let the blank page return. Students need exposure to the void’, El Pais, interview by Laura Fernández, JUL 11, 2023
The dawn of the Bohemian Peasants: This new class is more than just an aesthetic, unHerd, BY LOUIS ELTON, July 17, 2023
A movement to where? What, if anything, is “right-wing” art? by Pierre d’Alancaisez, 14 July, 2023
The Case Against Longtermism: The philosophy is impractical and does more harm than good. by BRIAN LUI
An Introduction to Walter Benjamin’s One Way Street Jul 9, 2023, By Luke Dunne
Yellowstone, Female Conversations, Economic Crimes, by ROB HENDERSON
Active Patience, Farnam Street, No. 532, July 9, 2023
Lecture 1: the divine madness, Julian de Medeiros on Zizek
NPR: U.S. is barred from combating disinformation on social media. Here’s what it means, July 5, 2023, By Laurel Wamsley, Shannon Bond
To design in the age of AI, understanding the “Why” becomes more important than ever: ChatGPT and MidjourneyAI make first drafts easier, but design iterations will require skilled designers, by Kai Wong
NY Times, As a Rabbi, I’ve Had a Privileged View of the Human Condition, July 2, 2023
UnHerd, Why CBT won’t set you free: Therapy isn’t making us any happier, by BY NINA LYON
UnHerd, As France burns, the far-Right rises: Emmanuel Macron has ignored the plight of the suburbs, bY DAVID A. BELL
What I am listening to this month:
Blood will out, Walter Kirn
American This Week (Racket to Go)
- Episode 47 — “America This Week,” With Matt Taibbi and Walter Kirn
- The Devil — Who the Hell Is Satan? With Vernon W. Cisney
- 386 – Marc Andreessen — Future of the Internet, Technology, and AI
- The Case Against Democracy
- Episode #183 … Is ChatGPT Really Intelligent?
- The caretaker
- Macintosh Plus “floral shoppe” 2011
- Music for the Starling Girl, Lord Huron Ben Schnieder
- Brian Eno
- Moon Duo
What I am streaming this month:
- Silicone Valley #HBO
What I want:
What I got:
ChatGPT + MidJourney (set up on Discord)
Fellow coffee containers
What I produced:
I had to mellow out for a bit. Spent 2 weeks in Brooklyn.
Belly Button Lint
I have also kept up with my daily posts to my naval gazing blog.
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