Patrick Collison: CEO of Stripe and occasional Atlantic contributor.
Paul Graham: Essayist and founder of Y-combinator.
Scott Alexander: One of the best blogs about science, and epistemology.
Farnham Street: A great blog and podcast on how to think better.
Alexey Guzey: independent researcher with useful advice and interesting posts.
Brian Timar: Caltech physics PhD, with good writing and links.
Brett Victor: visionary designer. Discusses how to make science, programming, and learning more interactive.
Dominic Cummings: huge blog on decision-making from one of the architects of the Vote Leave campaign.
Sam Harris: Probably the widest-ranging podcast I listen to. Science, philosophy, politics.
The Portal: Ways of thinking which are portals to seeing the world differently.
Tim Ferriss: Probably the second widest-ranging podcast I listen to. Habits and stories of interesting successful people.
The Knowledge Project: The Farnham Street podcast. Habits, books, decision making.
After On: Science, technology, the end of the world.
Anatomy of Next: Definite optimism and the story of the future.
Invest Like The Best: Finance, books, technology.
This is a collection of some of the best things I’ve found on the internet. As I find new things I’ll change this page over time.
Mimetic Traps by Brian Timar. You copy the desires of people you spend time with. Uncritically doing this can waste years of your life. Brian’s experience echoes my own, and I suspect, many people I know from university.
Meditations on Moloch by Scott Alexander. About coordination, capitalism, and the meaning of life.
How to Be Successful by Sam Altman. A condensed list of all the advice the chairman of Y Combinator and openAI has about success.
The Day You Became A Better Writer. Scott Adams classic on how to improve your writing.