Current obsessions include: media culture x crypto, player owned economies, firm DAO-level coordination, and fair distribution. If something not on this list has been formative to your thinking on any of these topics, I'd love to hear from you. For crypto / web3 readings, check out the Crypto Canon, which is a better and more complete list than I'm able to reproduce here.


Seven Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy, Hamilton Helmer
Scarcity, Sendhil Mullanaithan
Setting the Table, Danny Meyers
The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
Cien Años de Soledad, Gabriel García Márquez
How to Change Your Mind, Michael Pollan
Hamlet, Shakespeare
Team of Rivals, Doris Kearns Goodwin
No Ordinary Time, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Capital in the 21st Century, Thomas Piketty
Designing an Internet, David Clark
Trick Mirror, Jia Tolentino
Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Tender at the Bone, Ruth Reichl
Stop-Time, Frank Conroy