a few useful links
Money, Finance, Economics and Banking
Economics of Money and Banking
This is an in-depth lecture series on the topic of how money & banking works. The series uses a narrative approach to explain where the modern banking system comes from historically.
How the World Has Changed Since the 2008 Financial Crisis
A Game of Sentiment
Epsilon Theory is a very savvy investment firm that has pioneered the use of information theory and game theory in their trading strategies. This essay is an introduction to the narrative-driven approach they use when analyzing markets.
Debian Social Contract
This is the basic moral compact that underlies Free Software movement. If you want to know what FOSS people stand for, read this.
Teach Yourself Computer Science
This is a HUGE list of online courses that covers pretty much every aspect of computer science. Taking every course on this list would be the equivalent of a Bachelors and Masters degree.
List of Self-Hosted Applications
I believe that hosting your own web applications is a powerful form of resistance to encroachment upon your freedom online.
How to Work as a Remote Team
List of Tools for Remote Teams
Working as a remote team can be very difficult. These resources can make it easier.
Software Licenses in Plain English
The Future Will be Technical
A philosophical essay about how people can think differently about computers and technology.
How to live like a king for very little
Ancient Earth Globe
Interactive map that shows continental drift over millions of years.
The Standford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World
Interactive map that shows how travel between cities worked in the Roman empire.
Interactive map that shows the changing boundaries of every sovereign entity that has existed since the beginning of recorded history. Works best in Chrome.