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.



Four books for Spring 2022
Jan 11, 2022
2021 Year in Review
Jan 1, 2022
Language learning goal: B2 in German by next September
Oct 26, 2021
Running the Maroon Bells Four Pass Loop in One Day
Jul 17, 2020
Running a Sub-3 Hour Marathon and Qualifying for Boston
Jan 20, 2020
My rating system for books
Jan 7, 2020
How I remember what I read
Dec 31, 2019
Climbing Mt. Whitney via the Mountaineer's Route
May 8, 2019
How I use Notion for journaling, todo lists, and everything else
Mar 12, 2019

Book reviews

The Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan Watts
Jul 19, 2021
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
Mar 11, 2021
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William Shirer
Jan 4, 2021
The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan
May 19, 2020
On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
Apr 28, 2020
Essentialism by Greg McKeown
Apr 15, 2020
Extraterrestrial Languages by Daniel Oberhaus
Apr 7, 2020

Learning in the open

Economic Cycles
Oct 6, 2021
Atoms in Motion
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
Computer ScienceSwift
Apr 29, 2021