Austin Louden

I’m a software engineer living in San Francisco, California. I help lead iOS development at Notion. Previously, I worked as an engineer and product manager at Pinterest. I’m interested in language learning, functional programming, and endurance sports like marathons and mountaineering.

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Writing

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
Books★★★★
Mar 11, 2021
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William Shirer
Books★★★★
Jan 4, 2021
The Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan Watts
Books★★★★
Jul 19, 2020
Running the Maroon Bells Four Pass Loop in One Day
Adventure
Jul 17, 2020
The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan
Books★★★
May 19, 2020
On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
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Apr 28, 2020
Essentialism by Greg McKeown
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Apr 15, 2020
Extraterrestrial Languages by Daniel Oberhaus
Books★★★
Apr 7, 2020
Running a Sub-3 Hour Marathon and Qualifying for Boston
Fitness
Jan 20, 2020
How I remember what I read
Productivity
Dec 31, 2019
Climbing Mt. Whitney via the Mountaineer's Route
Adventure
May 8, 2019
How I use Notion for journaling, todo lists, and everything else
Productivity
Mar 12, 2019

Learning in the open

Atoms in Motion
Physics
Aug 20, 2021
Curried Functions
Computer ScienceSwiftFunctional Programming
Aug 6, 2021
Objective-C targets within a Swift package
Computer ScienceSwift
Jul 17, 2021
Futures with Combine
Computer ScienceSwift
May 26, 2021
Dependency Injection
Computer ScienceSwift
May 17, 2021
CRDTs (Conflict-free Replicated Data Types)
Computer Science
May 15, 2021
Actors
Computer ScienceSwift
Apr 29, 2021