September was a quiet month, gearing up for my New Zealand trip by working as much as possible. Client work needs finished, and I need to ensure that I have ample buffer for the Spring.
I did manage to make it through several books, thanks to finding time to relax in the evenings after work, and save money by not eating out.
- The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History by David Hackett Fischer
- The Anxious Triumph: A Global History of Capitalism, 1860-1914 by Donald Sassoon
- Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson
- The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind
Here are links that I found interesting or useful this month:
- The Church of Interruption a short story on conversation styles
- Marginal Revolution: Why do Rates of Entrepreneurship Vary? Social norms.
- OpenAI: Emergent tool use in AI
- Sam Bowman and Stian Westlake: Reviving Economic Thinking on the Right
And I also revisited: