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