Interests

Reading Docket

  • Malka Older's Infomocracy: A Novel
  • Matthew Desmond's Evicted
  • Sven Beckert's Empire of Cotton
  • Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchmen

Updated Nov. 21st, 2016

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Recently Read

  • Colson Whitehead's Underground Railroad
  • William F. Buckley's Gratitude
  • Randall E. Stross' eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work
  • J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy
  • Kate Ascher's The Works
  • David Wong's Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

Current Obsessions

  1. Housing: Housing prices in the U.S. and around the world have spiked out-of-control. What startups/policy might alleviate some of the problems?
  2. Infrastructure: Humanity is becoming more urban, yet infrastructure (public transit, etc.) remains mired in the past. What's next?
  3. Graph Databases and Learning: This is more broad-based – how can we use knowledge maps to improve learning (specifically thinking around foreign languages).