November was… busy. December will be too.
- 🟡 Get 1% faster.
- 🔴 50% less discretionary spending. I spent about twice as much this month as my average in 2020—between holiday flights, a trip to New York, and Black Friday, I blew my spending record for the year out of the water.
- 🟡 One hour of solitary free time a day.
- 🟡 Twice-weekly live conversations with friends.
Track & Fitness
- It’s almost track season! Training is going well now that my hamstring is in a good place again. My first meets will be in January; I’m pumped!
I’m taking a break until the new year or so—I’ll be back with more cOnTenT soon enough
- Private Truths, Public Lies: The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification by Timur Kuran
- The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
- Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life by Luke Burgis
- Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams
- Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters
- So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams
- The Cult of Smart: How Our Broken Education System Perpetuates Social Injustice by Fredrik deBoer
- Why We’re Polarized by Erza Klein
Links & Quotes
Software & Tech
Track, Fitness, & Health
- You’re probably wrong about how much sleep you need
- YOU NEED MORE LUMENS
- Pascalian Medicine
- New Concerning Variant: B.1.1.529
- 100,000 lumens to treat seasonal affective disorder: A proof of concept RCT of bright, whole-room, all-day (BROAD) light therapy
- Ivermectin: Much More Than You Wanted To Know
- Asymmetry in sprinting: An insight into sub‐10 and sub‐11 s men and women sprinters
- Transgender men talk about life on the other side of the gender divide
- How to Save a Ski Town
- What Really Happened at the Millennium Tower?
- Pessimism About the U.S. Economy Comes From Unhappy Consumers
- It’s Mostly a Demand Shock, Not a Supply Shock, and It’s Everywhere
- The Billion Dollar Airline Routes
- Secrets Of The Great Families
- The Melancholy of Subculture Society
- Why Tokyo Works
- Why the Future of Delta and American Airlines May Depend on Frequent Flyer Miles
- How credit cards make money
- Meet skimpflation: A reason inflation is worse than the government says it is
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