NOTABLE ONLINE ARTICLES
Read these for entertainment and to become a better version of yourself. Not all wisdom comes from books.
Bill Joy, Wired Magazine
This absolutely classic article was written in 2000 but is just as relevant today. It is a good introduction to the concept of the singularity and does a good job of articulating concerns about the uncertain future of humanity.
David Wallace-Wells, New York Magazine
What if humanity fails to contain climate change? You'll find out here. This is the article that let to the book of the same name. If you haven't read the book (cited on our book list), then read this article.
Nick Bostrom Paper
What could be more interesting than an essay that might convince you that you are actually not real. Or maybe real. What is real again?
Raffi Khatchadourian, The New Yorker
If you are even slightly interested in space you will like this. This is a powerful example of how even the smartest humans can be frustratingly shortsighted.
Daniel Markovits, The Atlantic
Gifted readers will probably appreciate the sentiment expressed, but will they appreciate the conclusions? This is an article that questions the whether meritocracy is good for society.
Col. Mike Pietrucha, War on the Rocks
As someone who is angered every time I see a Confederate Flag, I had to include this article. It relates to the controversy over Confederate naming and monuments.