We all know that blogrolls need a comeback.
Blogs of Note
- gwern.net: the website of Gwern Branwen. He write about psychology, statistics, and technology; best known for work on the darknet markets & Bitcoin, blinded self-experiments, dual n-back & spaced repetition, and anime neural networks.
- Brainpickings: Maria Popova’s labor of love exploring what it means to live a decent, substantive, rewarding life.
- Farnam Street: ruminations on decision making and self-improvement.
- Ribbonfarm: Constructions in Magical Thinking
- Meaningness: a philosophy under construction.
- Stratechery: Stratechery provides analysis of the strategy and business side of technology and media, and the impact of technology on society.
- The Waiter’s Pad: ideas of behavioral economics, tendencies [née biases], and decision making.
- Wait But Why: asking the five whys and then some.
- The Strategic Review: long-form, actionable insights from history.
- The Online Photographer: a daily news website for photo enthusiasts, in blog format. Their mission: to help connect today’s photo enthusiasts to photography’s culture: its tradition, history, industries, best practices, accomplishments, literature, theory, legal issues, and current events.
- Remains of the Day: generally roaming over subjects like technology, product development, the internet, movies and filmmaking, photography, writing, and sports.
- Raptitude: a blog about getting better at being human – things we can do to improve our lives today.
- Marginal Revolution: Marginal Revolution is the blog of Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok. One of the best economic blogs on the web.
- JSTOR Daily: “Where news meets its scholarly match”
- Dew DeVault: aka SirCmpwn
- Julia Evans: Programming blog
- Low Tech Magazine: a solar-powered website of low-tech solutions to high-tech problems.
- 100r: two nomads living on a sailboat, doing experiments in resilience and self-reliance using low-tech solutions.
- Rachel by the Bay: “Software, technology, sysadmin war stories, and more.”
- Ken Shirriff: “Xerox Alto restoration, IC reverse engineering, chargers, and whatever”
- Unenumerated: history, law and economics, and the lessons they have for security.
- The Digital Antiquarian: A history of computer entertainment and digital culture by Jimmy Maher
- Space Flight History: ““If you think you’re pretty knowledgeable about the history of space exploration, then this blog will make you think again. It will also send you down one of those Internet ‘rabbit holes’ that spits you out, several hours later, with a newfound appreciation for a subject and a disquieting sense of disbelief about what time it is. (You have been warned.)”
- A Collection of Unmitigated Pedantry: A look at the history of battle in popular culture
- DataGenetics: You’ll learn something new every month
- Red Blob Games: interactive visual explanations of math and algorithms, using motivating examples from computer games.
- Kottke: one of the oldest blogs on the web. It’s written and produced by Jason Kottke and covers the essential people, inventions, performances, and ideas that increase the collective adjacent possible of humanity.
- CPU Shack: “CPU History Museum for Intel CPUs, AMD Processor, Cyrix Microprocessors, Microcontrollers and more.”
- Meltin Asphalt: Essays about philosophy, human behavior, and occasionally software.
- Irrational Exuberance!: musings of Will Larson
- 13 Minutes to the Moon: Epic stories of Nasa’s missions to the Moon.
- The Amp Hour Electronics: Chris Gammell and Dave Jones speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving.
- Conversations with Tyler: Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between.
- The Knowledge Project: Master the best of what other people have already figured out.
- Akimbo: the idea that when we stand tall, arms bent, looking right at it, we can make a difference.
- Hardcore History:In “Hardcore History” journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his “Martian”, unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past.
NOTE: These link directly to 🍎 iTunes podcast directory.