Each essay on this list is bound to it by a single criteria: the author catalyzes contemplation.
Paul Graham – The Lesson to Unlearn
Dan Abramov – Name It, and They Will Come
Richard Haass – The [Covid] Pandemic Will Accelerate History Rather Than Reshape It
Rutger Bergman – The neolieral era is ending. What comes next?
Pam Boney – 4 Clues to Identify a Destructive Leader
[Wikimedia – So you've made a mistake and it's public...](
Mislav Marohnić – Git is simply too hard
James Somers – I should have loved biology
Jessica Livingston – Startups: The Very Beginning
Ben Kuhn – To listen well, get curious
Gwern – Laws of Tech: Commoditize Your Complement
Casey Handmer – The future of electricity is local
Tom Cleveland – Activities with (positive) asymmetric returns
Alex Williams and Nick Srnicek – #ACCELERATE MANIFESTO for an Acclerationist Politics
Mark J. Perry – Chart of the day... or century?
Caroline Busta – The internet didn't kill counterculture – you just won't find it on Instagram
Stephen Wolfram – What is Consciousness? Some New Perspectives from Our Physics Project
WrathOfGnon – How to Build a Small Town in Texas