Organising my mind

Here are some websites I've collected. I've tried to group them in convenient categories. Entries marked with (D) are websites that are either written in Dutch or have Dutch origins. All external links will open in a new tab in your browser.

Philosophy

  1. SEP (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
  2. IEP (Internet Encylopedia of Philosophy)
  3. Philosophical Weblogs (collected by David Chalmers)
  4. Philosophical Pathways
  5. School of Life (founded by Alain de Botton and Sophie Howarth)
  6. Wiphi
  7. Partially Examined Life (podcast)
  8. Wisecrack (Youtube Channel)
  9. Cuck Philosophy (Youtube Channel)

Reforming Economics

Mathematics

  1. Mathoverflow (Q&A website for mathematics on research level)
  2. Math Stackexchange (Q&A website for people studying math at any level)
  3. What's New (Terence Tao)
  4. Climbing Mount Bourbaki (Akhil Mathew)
  5. Annoying Precision (Qiaochu Yuan)
  6. Timothy Gowers
  7. Matilde Marcolli
  8. The Mathematical Atlas (under construction as of 08-09-2016)
  9. The Everything Seminar
  10. The Secret Blogging Seminar
  11. Wiskundemeisjes (no new entries after 2010) (D)
  12. Wolfram Mathworld
  13. Wolfram Alpha
  14. The Polymath Project (online collaborative mathematics research)
  15. 3Blue1Brown

General Knowledge

Data

  1. Our World in Data
  2. Data World
  3. Information is Beautiful (data visualisation awards)
  4. Price Economics (data journalism)
  5. Hack a Story
  6. Flowing Data

MOOCs

  1. Coursera
  2. Udacity
  3. EdX
  4. Datacamp
  5. Udemy
  6. Khan Academy

Blogs

  1. New Books in Brief (by Aaron)
  2. Contagiously Certifiable (by Geoff)
  3. James Altucher (mostly life advice)
  4. David Bordwell (observations on film art)
  5. Ward Shelley (blends of art, history and other types of knowledge)
  6. Probabilistic Thinking (mostly by Richard Jeffrey)
  7. Welvaart voor Iedereen (Mia Molenaar) (D)
  8. Gary Wu
  9. Passion and Uncertainty (Spencer R. Scott on science, philosophy and more)
  10. The View from Hell (blog on anti-natalism by Sarah Perry)
  11. Ribbon Farm (Venkatesh Rao and others)
  12. Ideonomy (Patrick Gunkel)
  13. Nieuw Wij (blog on sociology, philosophy and more) (D)
  14. Stuk Rood Vlees (politics) (D)
  15. Fight Entropy
  16. Futility Closet
  17. ncase (Nicky Case)
  18. Melting Asphalt
  19. Slate Star Codex
  20. Colin Marshall

Effective Altruism

  1. Driven Data
  2. Global Priorities Project
  3. Centre for Effective Altruism
  4. FHI
  5. Effective Altruism
  6. Givewell (charity research)
  7. EAN (Effectief Altruisme Nederland) (D)
  8. Giving What We Can

Activism

  1. Move On
  2. Data Activism
  3. Transformative Cities
  4. MPower Change (muslim rights)
  5. Color of Change (against racism)
  6. CREDO (progressive change)
  7. 350 (Climate)
  8. P2P Foundation (the commons)
  9. Artistic Activism
  10. Vrede (D)
  11. Greenpeace (climate, nature and sustainability)
  12. Klimaat Actie (D)
  13. Fossiel Vrij (D)
  14. Guerilla Foundation

Books

  1. List Muse
  2. Noam Chomsky (books he either read, wishes to read, both or something else; I'm not certain)
  3. Noam Chomsky (books he referenced)
  4. Gary Wu
  5. Blinkist (summaries of books)
  6. Famous People's Favourites
  7. Neil deGrasse Tyson's Favourites
  8. Sebastian Hammer (monthly reading recommendations)
  9. Farnam Street Suggestions
  10. Barack Obama's Recommendations
  11. Manual for Civilization
  12. Top 100 Non-Fiction (the Guardian)
  13. 25 Great Books (Powells)
  14. Freedom 25
  15. Jordan Peterson's recommendations
  16. Five Books
  17. Book Forum

Web Comics and Satire

  1. Explosm
  2. XKCD
  3. Abstruse Goose
  4. SMBC
  5. Existential Comics
  6. The Oatmeal
  7. The Onion (satirical news stories)
  8. De Speld (the Dutch version of The Onion) (D)
  9. De Gladiool (D)
  10. De Kritische Kakker (hilarious blog on a well-to-do suburb in the Netherlands) (D)
  11. Loesje (D)

Miscellaneous Interesting Links

  1. Musicovery
  2. Cultureel Woordenboek (D)
  3. Genetic Ancestry
  4. Old Pictures of Amsterdam (D)
  5. Diffen (compare things yourself)
  6. 50 Good Questions
  7. Art of Manliness
  8. Reddit
  9. Colossal (art, design and more)
  10. Watch Mojo (top 10 lists; mostly related to movies)
  11. 7Speedreading
  12. Future Timeline
  13. Pastbook
  14. Zaps
  15. Peerby (rent stuff from others for little money)
  16. Lifehack
  17. Battle of Concepts (student competitions involving ideas for companies, foundations and government sections) (D)
  18. Useless Web
  19. 50 Great Websites (from Mashable)
  20. Less Wrong
  21. Edge
  22. Intelligence2 (debates)
  23. Snopes
  24. Read Next (which book should you read next?)
  25. Raindrop (bookmark manager)
  26. Bits of Freedom (privacy and the internet) (D)
  27. Political Compass (includes many book suggestions in each of the four political quadrants of the authoritarian/libertarian and left/right spectra)
  28. Patreon (support creative people financially)
  29. Rare Historical Photos
  30. Atlas Obscura
  31. Improbable Research (IG Nobel)
  32. BLR (Bureau of Linguistical Reality)

Sustainability

Refugees and Migrants

  1. Love Europe (helping refugees)
  2. The Refugee Project
  3. The Migrants Files
  4. Migration Trail
  5. Blend In (meet refugees) (D)
  6. Migration Matters (courses)
  7. The Migrationist (blog)

News and Journalism

Democratic Innovation

  1. Your Priorities
  2. Decent
  3. 18 Ways to Innovate Democratic Systems (Volkskrant) (D)
  4. Democracy2
  5. IPW (D)
  6. NDRI (member list)
  7. DSRP (D)
  8. Citizen Lab
  9. LabGov
  10. Opfrissing (D)
  11. OSF (Open State Foundation)

Fighting Terrorism

  1. Quilliam (mostly focuses on Islamic terrorism/extremism)
  2. De-radicalising neo-nazis in Germany (BBC)

Research

  1. Zooniverse (help with scientific research)
  2. Phys (science and technology news)
  3. Science News
  4. 2100web (collection of think tanks around the world)
  5. AIVD Kennisbank (Dutch intelligence agency) (D)
  6. Google Scholar
  7. ArXiv (preprints of scientific papers)
  8. CIA World Factbook
  9. Think Tank Map
  10. Experiment (crowdfunding platform for scientific research)
  11. SOMO
  12. TNI (Transnational Research Institute)
  13. De Focus (D)
  14. Freedom Lab (D)
  15. R2R (Research to Reality)

Maps

  1. Strange Maps
  2. Time Maps (world history atlas)
  3. Map Chart (Create maps yourself)
  4. Guerilla Cartography
  5. Transit Maps
  6. Jakub Marian

Culture Amsterdam

The following are all Dutch (D).
  1. SSBA Salon
  2. De Idee
  3. Spui25
  4. CREA (cultural center for students)
  5. We Are Public
  6. Brainwash (festival for philosophy, politics, art and more)
  7. De Balie
  8. De Rode Hoed
  9. Felix Meritis
  10. IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam)
  11. Filosofie Nacht
  12. De Brakke Grond (Flemish art and culture)
  13. EYE (film museum)
  14. OBA (the public library)
  15. Rialto (cinema)
  16. Kriterion (idem)
  17. Nachtbrakers (a blog on art and culture in Amsterdam)
  18. Debat Agenda (debates and lectures in the Netherlands)
  19. Museumnacht
  20. De Nieuwe Liefde
  21. Room for Discussion (interview platform UvA)
  22. Happy Chaos
  23. Lab 111