FutureFundingList - Lists various philanthropic and venture funding sources for future-focused projects.
Introduction to Effective Altruism - Centre for Effective Altruism. A brief primer on EA (Effective Altruism).
Network State - Balaji Srinivasan. Also as Foresight Institute podcast. On how to create a city in the clouds with physical embassies.
Radical Markets Eric Posner, Glen Weyl. Explore strategies for rethinking the underlying dynamics of markets and tools for redesigning them
Antifragile - Nassim Taleb.
An Era of Stagnation and Universal Institutional Failure - Peter Thiel, Eric Weinstein.
LessWrong - an online community dedicated to improving human reasoning and decision-making.
Report on Consciousness and Moral Personhood - Luke Muehlhauser. For figuring out which consciousnesses to include in your ethics and how.
Human Behavioral Biology - Robert Sapolsky.
The Free-Energy Principle: A Unified Brain Theory? - Karl Friston.
Rejecting the Ideal of Value-Free Science - Heather Douglas. Strips away layer after layer of value-ladenness that shapes our sense-making.
Hieroglyph - Ed Finn, Kathryn Cramer. A collection of distinctively positive sci-fi stories authored by major sci-fi writers.
Transhumanist Manifesto - Natasha Vita-More. On life extension, and other transhumanist aspirations and rights.
World-building Contest - Future of Life Institute. Contest on building positive future scenarios enabled by AI
The Last Human, The Final Border - Kurzgesagt. Explainer videos on the long-term future.
Rational Optimist - Matt Ridley. On how far we got through market dynamics and how to leverage them to solve outstanding problems.
The Story of Us, Putting Time into Perspective - Tim Urban. A series of blog posts interpreting human history
Existential Risk and Existential Hope - Owen Cotton-Barratt, Toby Ord.
On Truth and Lies in a Non-Moral Sense - Friedrich Nietzsche.
The Future of Human Evolution-NickBostrom.On possible negative long-term trajectories for a civilization driven by evolution and competition
The Precipice - Toby Ord. A comprehensive book on X-risks with a focus on technological risks, in particular from biotechnology and AGI.
The Fermi Paradox - Tim Urban. Stick-figure-enhanced explainer on why we’re seemingly alone in a universe that should be teaming with life
Existential Risk: An Introduction - Andrew Critch. Short explainer video.
The Far Future of Intelligent Life Across the Universe - Stuart Armstrong.
The International Space Exploration Coordination Group - A forum set up by 14 space agencies to advance the Global Exploration Strategy
Planet Stories-A tool that lets everyone collapse and timelapse satellite images of almost anywhere in the world into stories to show change
Seveneves - Neal Stephenson. On space exploration incentivized by an earth-wide catastrophic event.
Comprehensive intro to the challenges implicated for humans living on Mars, reasons for why the settlement could be worth it.
ESA Space Technology Tree - J. Westman. Classifies the technological expertise available in ESA for space technology.
Global Exploration Roadmap-NASA. A roadmap to expand human presence into the Solar System, with the surface of Mars as a common driving goal
Fermi Paradox - After-On Podcast. A good intro to the Fermi Paradox, its implications for humanity’s survival, and potential solutions.
An Informal Review of Space Exploration - Kbog. A critical look at the value of space exploration.
Diamondlist- Published once per year, the Diamond List is a list of climate startups that have been nominated by qualified climate investors
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): Global Climate Change - Climate Change tracker, including solutions.
Ecotopia - Ernest Callenbach. On a “stable-state” ecosystem that strikes the perfect balance between human beings and the environment.
The Future of Fusion Energy - Jason Parisi. On the science, mechanics, and politics of fusion energy.
Co2 Removal, Other Interventions - Adam Marblestone. Introduces various rather radical interventions to climate change
Termination Shock - Neal Stephenson. On geo-engineering solutions to catastrophic climate change scenarios and their political implications.
Blackout - Marc Ellsberg. Hard sci-fi on the potentially catastrophic implications of nation-wide energy blackouts.
Dark Ecology - Timothy Morton. A history account and philosophical analysis of the human position in the biosphere.
Energy and Civilization - Vaclav Smil. On how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural societies through today.
Deep Time Perspectives on Climate Change: How to Use the Paleoclimatic Record to Find Analogues and Solutions - Patrick Mellor.
Guide to Working in AI Policy - Miles Brundage. On potential roles, requirements, and organizations in AI policy.
AI Alignment Newsletter - A weekly publication with recent content relevant to AI alignment with over 2600 subscribers.
Understand - Ted Chiang. On the promises of dramatically enhanced understanding.
Reframing Superintelligence, Intelligence Distillation, QNRS: Toward Language Models for Machines - Eric Drexler.
Research Priorities for Robust AI - Stuart Russell, Max Tegmark, Daniel Dewey. Paper outlining priorities for making progress on robust AI.
Long-term Strategies to End Existential Risk from Hard Take-off - Daniel Dewey.
Daemon - Daniel Suarez. On the disastrous near-term implications of AI.
Reading Guide for the Global Politics of Artificial Intelligence - Allan Dafoe
AGI Ruing: A List of Lethalities-Eliezer Yudkowsky. 43 reasons that make Yudkowsky pessimistic about world being able to solve AGI safety.
Intelligence Explosion Microeconomics - Eliezer Yudkowsky. On the likelihood and dangers of a fast take-off.
Slaughterbots - Stop Autonomous Weapons. Fictional short video on the dangers of lethal autonomous weapons.
The Artificial Intelligence Revolution-Wait But Why. Intro-level post summarizing potential implications of Artificial(General)Intelligence.
What is intelligence? Luke Muehlhauser. Attempts an explanation of intelligence.
Satoshi Nakamoto Institute - has early Email lists, protocols, background resources on Bitcoin.
Ethereum Conferences - Events to meet people in the global Ethereum community, learn about employment opportunities, and develop new skills.
Neuromancer - William Gibson. Early defining cyberpunk, not always positive.
A Cypherpunk’s Manifesto - Anon. Introducing the mission and goals of the cypherpunks.
Computersecurity As The Future of Law - Mark Miller. Network State - Balaji Srinivasan.
A Computer Will Destroy Humanity but it Won’t be Artificially Intelligent - George Hosu.
Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index - Digiconomist. Provides the latest estimate of the total energy consumption of the Bitcoin network.
Nanarchy - Mark S. Miller. On surveillance and defenses against it.
The Arrival of Quantum Computing - Will Zeng. Introductory post on quantum computing and its future implications.
A Tour of Recent Cryptographic Technologies-Ben Garfinkel. Introduction to major cryptographic techniques
Nectome - Our mission is to preserve your brain well enough to keep all its memories intact.
Foresight Institute - Supports the beneficial development of high-impact technologies to make great futures more likely.
Cambridge Working Group - “Works to address the risks of Potential Pandemic Pathogen research through promoting public understanding
FightAging has an extensive list of funds, nonprofits and blogs of interest listed on the right-handside and is itself a great resource.
Age of Em, Is Forgotten Party Death? - Robin Hanson. On the economics of a world populated by human-brain emulations.
Nexus - Ramez Naam. On a nano drug that allows mind-melding.
The Transhumanist Reader - Natasha Vita-More, Max More. A now dated book with various chapter contributions by major transhumanist writers.
Death & Anti-Death Series - Charles Tandy. Dated but contains various optimistic longevity-focused contributions.
Ethics of Brain Emulations, Is Brain Emulation Dangerous? - Anders Sandberg, Peter Eckersley. Discusses ethical challenges around WBEs.
Atomically Precise Manufacturing - EA Forum. Landing page to EA’s APM section with intro to the topic and a list of links.
Biosecurity - EA Forum. Landing page to EA’s biosecurity section with intro to the topic and a list of links
TheNeurotech - Website. An overview of the neurotechnology domain.
Tiny Machines - Richard Feynman. Introducing the concept of nanotechnology.
Benefits & Risks of Biotechnology - FLI. Introductory post with link list.
Why Cryonics Makes Sense - Tim Urban. A primer on why it makes sense to sign up to cryonics.
(Longevity FAQ - Nintil) (Fight Aging FAQ - Reason) Covers major longevity concepts and misconceptions.
Computersecurity As The Future of Law - Mark Miller.
Computersecurity As The Future of Law - Mark Miller. Network State - Balaji Srinivasan.What Do I Think About Network States? - Vitalik Buter