Newsletters for those curious about the future

Newsletters for people interested in culture through the lens of science and technology

One of the best ways to learn something new is to leverage somebody else’s knowledge. Smartly curated newsletters are one way of getting a quickly gaining chunks of knowledge.

I’m deeply interested in the future as it relates to culture being shaped by science and technology. That said, here’s a personal round up of some of my favorite newsletters providing a diversity of opinions, thoughts, and perspectives.

Am I missing a newsletter that you love? Let me know, and I’ll add it.


The Exponential View

Curated by Azeem Azhar, this newsletter looks at exponential change through technology, business models, political economy, and society. Subscribe here


Emergent // Future

A weekly, hand-curated dispatch exploring technology through the lens of artificial intelligence, data science, and the shape of things to come. Subscribe here


Ribbonfarm

Started as a longform blog in 2007, Ribbonfarm is devoted to unusual takes on familiar themes. As they say, change how you see the world by trying to rewire the software inside your head through writing. Subscribe here


MIT Technology Review

The Daily, by the MIT Technology Review is a guide to what matters every day in tech. The newsletter puts technology in perspective, equipping audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology. Subscribe here


Quanta

The online-only, editorially independent magazine focuses on “illuminating science,” which tracks developments in math, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science, and the basic life sciences. Subscribe here


Nautilus

Delivering big-picture science, culture, and philosophy from leading thinkers and writers every Thursday and Sunday. Subscribe here


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-Matt