Recommended Content


I use my second twitter account, @content_ious, to tweet the best articles and podcast episodes I find (along with any content I produce myself). I’ve also listed here the content sources that most reliably provoke my thoughts.

Politics

FiveThirtyEight Politics (Podcast) – Nate Silver, Clare Malone, Micah Cohen, and other FiveThirtyEight staff analyze the current political climate with a focus on quantitative measures.

Tech

Stratechery (Website) – Ben Thompson explains recent tech news in his own unique way, with his Aggregation Theory as a lens.

Computerphile (YouTube Channel) – This channel features video interviews with a variety of domain experts on a variety of computer topics.

Economics, Sociology, & General Knowledge

FiveThirtyEight (Website) – FiveThirtyEight provides data-centric analysis across politics, sports, science, economics, and culture.

EconTalk (Podcast) – Economist Russ Roberts interviews various guests about trends and theories in modern economics.

The Signal and the Noise (Book, by Nate Silver) – Silver details his Bayesian approach to understanding the world, using several pertinent world events as case studies.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Book, by Yuval Noah Harrari) – Harrari follows humans throughout history and explains their societal development.

Sports

The Lowe Post (Podcast) – Zach Lowe, perhaps America’s best sportswriter, dissects current NBA topics with various guests.

The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy (Book) – Bill Simmons covers the history of the NBA and ranks the greatest NBA players, keeping the dialogue humorous throughout.

Other

Hello Internet (Podcast) – YouTube content creators CGP Grey and Brady Haran talk about absolutely everything. My single favorite podcast.

The Tony Kornheiser Show (Podcast) – Tony Kornheiser, of Pardon the Interruption fame, hosts a daily radio show that has been running for more than 25 years.