Julia creates incredible how-to-code “zines” and writes openly about her experiences with technology.
Nadia studies the economics of open-source software and social media. I like her perspectives on “reputation economies” and her musings about the invisible stories within a city or platform.
David writes about how logic-oriented people can find meaning beyond what is “rational”. He focuses on wonder, creation, play, and nebulosity, describing the beauty of living for people prone to nihilism.
Greg writes about teaching computer skills to novices with grace and kindness. He founded the incredible organization Software Carpentry and often thinks about how to teach technology with others.
Derek writes candidly about music, technology, and finding peace in life.
Bret writes about re-imagining the technologies we use in ways that transform how we use them.
Terry is a famous mathematician that writes about mathematics for many audiences. The uninitiated and the expert can learn something from his blog.
Scott is a famous computer scientist that maintains an open blog on quantum computing and other topics he finds interesting. I especially enjoy the comment section of his blog posts, where Scott responds to every well-intentioned comment and many brilliant people participate.
Matt is an academic who changed disciplines after his child was diagnosed with a rare illness. He writes helpful guides about finding one’s way as an academic.
No matter their flaws, any human can teach you something.