Annual Review 2021

Oz Chen
11 min readJan 10, 2022

My tendency is to look forwards in time. What’s next? This means I have a resistance to doing things like reviews. My brain’s novelty bias avoids stuff that feels old. But there’s a reason I reviewed 2020 and why I’m doing it again now: it helps me make memories.

This passage from Derek Sivers How to Live really hit me:

“If you can’t remember something, it’s like it never happened.
You could have a long