There are a few things in life I truly enjoy. Three of them are consuming content, making lists, and plain text files. What follows is the union of this venn diagram.


These are my favorite albums of all time:

  1. The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
  2. Madvillain - Madvillainy
  3. Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
  4. Charli XCX - Charli
  5. Beach House - Bloom
  6. Radiohead - Kid A
  7. Death Grips - Bottomless Pit
  8. The Beatles - Revolver
  9. Kanye West - The Life of Pablo
  10. OutKast - ATLiens


These are my favorite films of all time:

  1. Mulholland Drive (2001), dir. David Lynch
  2. Yi Yi (2000), dir. Edward Yang
  3. The Player (1992), dir. Robert Altman
  4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), dir. Stanley Kubrick
  5. All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001), dir. Shunji Iwai

Technical Books

These are my favorite technical books:

  1. The Little Schemer by Daniel P. Friedman and Matthias Felleisen
  2. Designing Data-Intensive Applications by Martin Kleppmann
  3. Effective Java by Joshua Bloch
  4. You Don’t Know JS Yet series by Kyle Simpson
  5. The Project Phoenix by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford