My Link Page
This is my collection of the most interesting things around the Internet. I hope you learn something from these links.
If you see a broken link, please email me.
Great podcasts and associated blogs. It is worth listening to the episodes in
- In depth conversations about economics and society that is accessible to the non-specialist.
- Freakonomics Radio
- Interesting insights by looking at the world from an economic perspective. Great interviews too.
- Planet Money
- Financial news stories and an easy to understand look at the economics behind them.
- Relevant, informative, and entertaining financial news and personal finance discussion. This feed contains all their shows.
- 99 Percent Invisible
- Thoughts on the design and history of everything around us.
- the memory palace
- Short vignettes that are beautifully told and give insight into historical times and places.
- Backstory with the American History Guys
- The best podcast about American history.
- Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
- Well told and in depth explorations of major historical events. This is an intense podcast, and the messy parts of history might be disturbing for some people.
- Common Sense with Dan Carlin
- Thoughtful analysis of current events often cast through a historical lens.
- Decode DC
- The best political podcast. Non-partisan and common sense.
- Science Friday
- Science discussion for a general audience.
- Popular science and a different view of the world around us. Not every episode is family or Mormon friendly.
- This American Life
- Though some episodes focus on trivialities, the useful stories are fantastic. Some stories are not compatible with family or Mormon values.
- Music and the Spoken Word
- Inspirational music and uplifting thoughts.
- Maxwell Institute Podcast
- Interesting discussions of religious scholarship from a Mormon perspective.
- White Horse Inn
- An intelligent podcast discussing Christianity from the perspective of mainline protestantism.
- Software Engineering Radio
- Great interviews with the software engineers who are building today's leading technologies.
- Radio Ambulante
- Stories from Latin America. The YouTube channel has the stories with English subtitles.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Scriptures, sermons, articles, manuals, family resources, media.
- Joseph Smith Papers
- Original manuscripts, historical context, Mormon history resources. (I'm proud of my dad.)
- Maxwell Institute at BYU
- Peer reviewed papers on Mormon topics from a perspective of faith.
- BYU Studies
- Interesting readings for an intellectual Mormon, from a perspective of faith.
- Fair LDS
- Mormon apologetics. Worthwhile answers to intellectual questions.
- Encyclopedia of Mormonism
- Reference work for the scholarly discussion of Mormonism.
- Book of Mormon SWORD module
- Courtesy of the great SWORD developers.
Open Culture and Learning
- Khan Academy
- Tutorial videos and drills.
- MIT Open Courseware
- Free and reusable higher level course materials.
- YouTube Education Channel
- Free education videos from a variety of sources and on a variety of topics.
- Open Culture
- The best free cultural and educational media on the web.
- Einztein Social Learning Network
- A collection of communities for open learning.
- Public domain books formatted as HTML.
- Project Gutenberg
- Public domain books.
- Online encyclopedia.
- Internet Archive
- Historical web pages and free media and text.
- Disrupter in online education.
- A search engine for online learning resources. I don't know who runs this.
- Country Reports
- Geographic reference for K-12.
- Technology contracting.
- A functioning, non-profit open source cooperative.
- Not active anymore, but I still think it's an important concept.
- A technology cooperative.