Forrest Ye's Blog

Connecting the dots

About Me

Hi, I am Forrest.

I was more of a software product guy, but now I am a freelance programmer.

I currently live in Shanghai, and am planning to move to the United States in the near future.


Favorite Books

  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
  • Sophie’s World
  • Atlas Shrugged
  • The Fountainhead
  • On Liberty (I read this Chinese version. Awesome translation. Buy it. Now.)
  • The Social Contract

Things I like or support

  • Human Rights
  • Ruby
  • Pragmatic perfectionism
  • Good products
  • Logic and reason
  • Minimizing government
  • Legalizing marijuana
  • Legalizing gambling
  • Legalizing prostitution
  • LGBT Rights

Things I hate

  • The Great-Firewall of China
  • The Communist Party of China
  • Communism or any other sort of totalitarianism
  • Collectivism
  • Blind patriotism

People I admire or like