Content hubs for internet-based writing (a.k.a. Blogs)
- Aeon Magazine"Since 2012, Aeon has established itself as a unique digital magazine, publishing some of the most profound and provocative thinking on the web. We ask the big questions and find the freshest, most original answers, provided by leading thinkers on science, philosophy, society and the arts."
Youtube series, animated essays, and other things you can sit back and watch
- Street Philosophy with Jay ShettyFormer monk turned "Motivational Philosopher" Jay Shetty creates these 3-5 minutes videos that are pretty great. Tackling themes from our cultural void of a moral compass to redefining happiness, the diversity of his background makes for an interesting, and relevant, perspective.
- What is Universal Basic IncomeFrom the RSA whiteboard, a super short primer on the idea of "basic Income". A salient point mentioned is the positive effect this would have on creativity; those interested in the arts, anything from writing to carpentry, would find new life. A potential renaissance of what John Maynard Keynes called "the art of life itself".
Data visualization tools & other online resources
- Stanford Encyclopedia of PhilosophyAnything you've ever wanted to know about anything philosophy-related is in this database, written by the world's leading academics. From ideas to the people who have them. Thorough and packed with info, but also, at times, dense and wordy, so be prepared for that if you're not into the jargon.
- GapminderData visualization site developed by Hans Roslin; describe themselves as "Instead of wasting our time blaming the media or condemning the human brain, we develop free teaching material to dismantle misconceptions and promote a fact-based worldview."
As with everything else on the site, these lists will keep growing over time. If you have any of your own internet neighborhoods that would fit well here, feel free to shoot me a message so we can grow the library.