• consumed content week ending 05-08-20 May 8, 2020

    Summary This week definitely saw an uptick in meaningful content consumption. I also managed to finish a book I’ve been reading. Unfortunately I’m well behind in my Goodreads goal of 36 books this year. Going to be some work to make the stretch in the back half of the year.

  • consumed content week ending 05-01-20 May 1, 2020

    Summary The Knowledge Project once again was my primary listening rotation. I can’t emphasize enough the benefit in hearing successful, influential people describe how they think about everything. Otherwise, work obligations command most of my mental cycles. I’m working on some ideas for some technical articles that I’m aiming to publish in the next month or so.

  • consumed content week ending 04-24-20 April 24, 2020

    Summary Another week with limited opportunities for deep, meaningful consumption. Lately, I’ve taken more time for purely idle diversions, which while they cut into time, provide a needed rest. Hopefully everyone is staying healthy and safe. Enjoy your weekend. Podcasts Episode 405: Yevgeniy Brikman on Infrastructure As Code Best Practices : Software Engineering Radio - Some of the tutorials posted by the Gruntworks team(Mr.

  • consumed content week ending 04-17-20 April 17, 2020

    Summary Another week of “new normal”. Our school system has finally pivoted to delivering some approximation of a complete curriculum, rather than “triage”. I’ve been digging in heavily to “The Knowledge Project” podcast, which has some great exploration of mental models with great guests.

  • consumed content week ending 04-10-20 April 10, 2020

    Summary Another week of quarantine has passed. I’m hopeful that the “flattening” being seen in some areas indicates the drastic measures everyone has taken are paying off. Unfortunately, this week also presented fewer opportunities for reading and listening. I feel this is likely to be an ongoing theme for the forseeable future.