Tools

This is the hardware (both digital and analogue) and software I’m using on a daily basis.

  • 5k iMac
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard
  • iPhone 7
  • AirPods — best truly wireless earbuds available
  • Hobonichi Techo Planner — used as a daily log
  • Baron Fig Confidant Notebook — my go-to notebook for journaling, brainstorming, notetaking, and idea generation
  • Field Notes Notebooks — my prefered pocket notebook
  • Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens — my favorites are the extra-superfine black and the superfine sepia for writing and sketching, and the superfine in other colors for annotating the books I’m reading
  • Chemex Coffeemaker
  • Scrivener — for long and short writing projects
  • 2Do — to-do list management (although I try to keep said list very short)
  • Procreate — digital drawing, painting, and sketching
  • Overcast — best podcast player out there
  • Strong — my favorite workout tracker
  • Apple Music — the blend of algorithms, human curation, and Siri integration make this the best streaming music service
  • Noizio — I use this when reading or writing in public places
  • Betterment — investment management
  • Buffer — I use this to schedule well in advance the articles I link to on Twitter
  • Instapaper — the app I use to read 90% of said articles

Podcasts I’m Currently Subscribed and/or Recommend

  • 10% Happier
  • Bookworm
  • Bonanza!
  • The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast
  • Hardcore History
  • The Jocko Podcast
  • A Phone Call From Paul
  • The Mind Palace
  • The New Yorker Radio Hour
  • The New Yorker Fiction Podcast
  • The Tim Ferriss Show
  • Waking Up with Sam Harris