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:: Macro-Analysis and Research :: Abstracts and Country Cloche.CIA World Factbook - Constantly updated abstracts of every nation on the planet. Text/low bandwith version of the site. Zip downloads of the entire factbook archive. Historical Geopolitical Research and Overviews.Our World in Data - Research and data visualization. • World Bank Open Data - Free and open access to global development data. World Bank's search page for country overviews. The World Bank's databases. World development indicators. International debt statistics. • Transparency International - Corruption perceptions index for 2017. • Data USA - Research and data visualization of America. • Data Africa - Research and data visualization of Africa. • OECD - Factbook of economic, environmental, and social statistics. • Democracy Index - For 2006-2017. • PISA - Education rankings by country. Historical Economic Research and Overviews.Observatory of Economic Complexity - Data visualization of international trade. OEC's Economic Complexity Rankings of countries. OEC's Atlas of Economic Complexity, research on ECI by country. • Global Competitiveness Reports - 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, & 17. • TradingEconomics - Breakdown of economic inidicators, markets, and forecasts. • Landmatrix - Transnational land deals and visual map. • Global Financial Data Finaeon - Research and deep-data analysis web-end. GFD's global history of currencies. • FinVis - Data visualization for stocks, ETFs, and forex. • World Debt Clock - Visualization of all world debt. • Coin360 - Data visualization for cryptocurrencies similar to FinVis. • Bloomberg Billionaires - Realtime tracking of the top 500 billionaires. MilSim.Global Militarization Index. • Total counts of military personnel by country. • Total counts of military equipment by country. • West Point's atlas' of war - Maps of major invasions and battles. • List of countries and dependencies by number of police officers. • Simple visualization for the number of nukes each country has. • List of military branches by country. Miscellaneous.Stuffin.space - Realtime 3D map of objects in orbit around Earth. • Optimized Listening - Visualization and forecasting of news and social media. • Awesome OSINT - Curated list of open-source intelligence tools and reesources. • NorseCorp - Research on the global distribution of cyberattacks. :: Visual Resources :: ECON All The World's Exchanges (2016) All The World's Money And Markets (2015) All The World's Money And Markets (2017) American Debt Clock (realtime) America's Federal Budget (2016) America's Wealth Distribution (2011) The 50 Wealthiest Individuals (2016) GEO American Radio Freqeuncy Allocations (2016) English Speaking World European Unemployment (2017) Haplogroups World Population Growth (humanity is a bubble) World Population Growth Projections (1950-2050) MIL American Base Distribution American Base Notes American Combat Vehicles American Military Spending + Deployment Drone Survival Guide Drone Survival Guide (if above is down) Ranks: American Military And Paygrades NATO Military Spending (2017) Ranks: Air Force Ranks: Army Ranks: Navy :: Tools and Other Resources :: SecureDrop - Whistleblower submission system for media organizations. Open Research Central - Open research publishing platform. oTranscribe - Webapp for auto-transcribing audio docs and interviews. Maltego - Advanced data mining software for graphing and link analysis. Archive.li - Webpage archiving service.
:: Culturally Predictive and Proscriptive Texts :: Well-curated list of cypherpunk/crypto-anarchist research and work. Ideologically projective texts.Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut. • The Right to Read by Richard Stallman. • Cypherpunk Manifesto by Eric Hughes. • The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto by Timothy May. Framework-progenerate texts.Crypto Anarchy, Cyberstates, and Pirate Utopias by Peter Ludlow. • What Is Mimetic Theory? by Sherwood Belangia. • The Butterfly War by CultState details the use of cyber phrenology. • Industrial Society And Its Future by Theodore Kaczynski. • Rise of the Robots by Martin Ford. • The Second Machine Age by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. • Clash of Civilizations by Samuel Huntington (culture politics post-cold war). • The Prospect of Immortality by Robert Ettinger, the inventor of cryonics. • The Theory of Interstellar Trade by Paul Krugman (FTL differential economics). Critiques on both sides.Richard Stallman’s Disjoined Realism And Frozen Belief System by Actrons. • The Concerns of a Surveillance State Within a Market Economy by Actrons. • Worse Than Useless, a short lecture by Andreas Antonopolous. • Money As A System Of Control, a short lecture by Andreas Antonopolous. • Separation of Money and State, a response by Andreas Antonopolous. • Crypto-Anarchy lecture(s) by Cody Wilson. Conspiracy corner (all from Bureau d'tudes).The World Government (2005). • The Woodpecker System and Scalar Wave technology. • The Effects Of EM Radiation. • Our Universities Of Mass Destruction. • Skull and Bones & Knights of Malta. • The Bohemian Club. • Our Bechtelization. :: Transhumanist/Futurist/Automation Stuff :: The standard frameworks for projections of technologies and society into the future. The Artilect War, a research paper on future technologies that sparked much debate. The 10,000 genes directly correlated to cognitive growth, and why we should use them. The legal process is starting to be fully automated (and for free) with Lawbots. Automated home farming, spawning a new wave of Farmbots. Potential job loses due to automation of industries in the near (50 year) future. Data storage capacities growing exponentially with genetic storage. Example of a potential cognitive enhancing neurotrophic factor. There have been a lot of articles like this recently, talking about the need for UBI. Our space history on an interactive timeline, the Russians were first to most of it. Things you can do with your brand new google eyes. North Sense is a cybernetic device that gives you polar sensory perception. Babelfish-esk universal portable translators now exist. We need not fear the machines, rather we ought to fear the humans who control them. The perils of VR are not of potential addiction, but of potential insecurity. :: Most Influential Living Minds :: Ranking these is difficult and the metric used (effect on institutions) is not an all-encompassing measurement of heavy productive minds. All in this list have had an incredibly enormous effect on the world of academia or think tanks, or intellectual organizations limited by IQ, etcetera. These are all objectively large-minded people with large spheres of effect, but the list is nowhere near exhaustive. The list was started in 2016 and names are crossed out as people die. A: Ai Weiwei, Amartya Sen, Andrew Wiles B: Brian Greene C: Craig Venter D: Daniel Dennett, David Chalmers, Demetrios Christodoulou E: Edward Witten, Elias Corey, Elon Musk (lol) F: Freeman Dyson G: George Church, Grigori Perelman J: Jurgen Habermas K: Kenneth Thompson L: Larry Page, Leonard Susskind M: Markus Gabriel, Max Tegmark, Michio Kaku, Miguel Alcubierre, Moxie Marlinspike N: Nick Bostrom, Noam Chomsky P: Peter Higgs, Peter Ludlow, Peter Sloterdijk R: Richard Hamilton, Richard Stallman S: Saul Kripke, Slavoj Zizek, Stephan Wolfram, Stephen Hawking T: Terence Tao, Thomas Nagel On The Fence: Joe Rogan (hundreds of long-form interviews with academics) Banksy (subject of academic study; greatest influence on the contemporary art world) Gabe Newell (the subject of much study; innovator in the gaming industry) John Carmack (because you were all upset that Gaben made the list) :: Miscellaneous :: The Catholic church is the biggest financial power, wealth accumulator, and property owner in existence, with more wealth than any other Government, Institution, or Bank in the world. If they paid taxes last year, they could have funded the end for world hunger seven times over. Prescription drugs now kill more people in the US than heroin and cocaine combined. Livestock uses 30% of the Earth's entire land surface and agriculture is 18% of GHG.