For those of you that haven't heard of the incredibly popular website WaitButWhy.com or Tim Urban, this post is for you. Calling it a "blog" is a disservice to the site, its content and its creators. Tim Urban's posts are lengthy and well-researched, yet they remain approachable and dotted with humor - even with what would otherwise be dry, existential topics. Simply put, Wait But Why embodies the quality-over-quantity principle.
Wait But Why and Tim Urban tackle everything from handling life's troubles to artificial intelligence to cryonics. Below is an excerpt and link to Tim Urban's piece on artificial intelligence, which remains one his most popular posts to date. Read on and head to WaitButWhy.com, you'll thank us later.