About Me

Malcolm's bedroom with 8 of him in it. One is on the bed, reading Makers by Cory Doctorow. One is at the dresser, buttoning up a flashy dress shirt. Two Malcolms are sitting on the floor singing together, playing guitar and a little keyboard. A sixth Malcolm is striking a bold yoga pose in the middle of the room. Another Malcolm is on his computer, programming, and the eighth Malcolm is standing on his exercise ball.

I’ve removed what used to be here since it was sufficiently out of date as to be somewhat misleading.

Read my 2020 Yearly Review for now—an update here to follow.

I’ve done various deliberate habit-changing projects. Listed chronologically from oldest to newest, they are:

Over to the right is the album I recorded in 2012. My public GitHub has a few things on it. You can see a spreadsheet here of what I’m reading. I started this when I began a new style of reading where I don’t assume I’ll finish every book I start. There are too many books for me to do that.

If you’re new to my blog and trying to figure out what to read, I say start with my top posts.


This section is intended as play, not to convince anyone of anything.

“my life has gotten a lot better since I met you and I’d hazard to say that’s no coincidence” – @maybegray

“This is why you’re my top 3 less hated rationalists.” – Silver V

“I’m a long time admirer of your yearly review posts – thank you for making and sharing them! They inspire me to take on my own self-experiments and develop processes for self-improvement.”

“Malcolm, being friends with you means one is constantly examining their own thoughts and perceptions. How could I not evolve?”

“I really enjoyed talking with you, Malcolm. I feel like you opened up a new sense for me of my identity.”

“You and I share the humour of little children, but at the same time the scheming of super villains. Because of this we bond, finding the most simple thing hilarious, and we plot on how to expand it. You have wit and cunning beyond your years, and you are very selfless.”

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(If you’ve got a proposal of any kind, read Work With Me first—I’m not interested in guest posts or promotions.)