These are media + resources I consume on a regular basis.
Podcasts & Stories
- 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy
- 99% Invisible
- Damn Interesting
- Death, Sex, and Money
- Feral Audio ; particularly "Harmontown" & "My Favorite Murder" (as of 2016-2017)
- In Our Time
- Planet Money
- Stuff to Blow Your Mind
- Stuff You Missed in History Class
- This American Life
- Bug Martini
- Jen Sorensen
- Poorly Drawn Lines
- Questionable Content & Alice Grove
- The Nib ; particularly Matt Bors
Interesting People & Things
- Ballotpedia : resource on elections and politics
- Earth & Wind Map : live data-viz of the atmosphere
- Fuzzy Notepad : opinionated programmer
- Jose Sanchez : developer of "Block'hood" & has some systems resources.
- Processing : more data-viz stuff
- Richard Mitton : game programmer in Los Angeles
- Snopes & The Straight Dope : urban-legend debunkers.
- Thomas P.M. Barnett : friend of mine suggested his stuff ; big on defense theory.
- Wikimedia Commons : open repository of photos, clip-art, and music.