Unsupervised Learning is a paid community for people interested in technology and security.

The membership costs $99 per year. It gives you access to a private Slack group filled with like-minded people. Everyone is free to give and ask for advice in the online group.

Additionally, as a member, you will receive member-exclusive content and a weekly newsletter written by the founder, Daniel Miessler. This newsletter contains curated content, analyzed by Miessler after consuming about 5-20 hours of content per week. It's an invaluable resource to always be learning and to keep you up-to-date in industry trends and news.

Every Monday morning you will receive the newsletter, and simultaneously, a podcast episode will be launched. If you want to revisit past episodes, you will have access to the full podcast archive.

On the other hand, there is also a book club in Unsupervised Learning. It's an excellent place to network and to keep you accountable for your readings. Also, the group discussion and analysis that comes from the group it's invaluable to help you learn even more.

You can join the community as a free member, but you will receive a bi-monthly newsletter (instead of weekly) and get access to select podcast episodes. The Slack online group it's also member-only.

But you can access a lot of free content from Miessler. For example, you can find a lot of essays on philosophy, happiness, culture, and creativity on his website. There are also free tutorials on information security and technology. Lastly, Daniel's video vault is a great learning resource as well.

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  • Membership: Paid Community
  • Year Founded: 2016
  • Founders:

    Daniel Miessler

  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Join a Slack group of security and technology fans:
The Unsupervised Learning Slack group is filled with people that are as enthusiastic as you about technology and security. Join to give and receive advice on the topics you are most interested in!

Receive a weekly newsletter with curated content:
By being a member of Unsupervised Learning, you will receive a weekly newsletter with all Miessler's ideas, concepts, and analyses about the content he consumed over the week. It's a great resource to keep you learning and always up-to-date on industry news.

Get access to a lot of extra content:
Besides the weekly newsletter, you can access weekly podcast episodes (+ the full archive with past episodes), as well as member-exclusive content, essays, tutorials, and videos on technology and security.

  • Yearly Cost

Included in Free Version

For free, you can subscribe to Miessler's bi-monthly newsletter, where he shares curated content and analysis about security, technology, and society.

Additionally, you can access other resources like his podcast, tutorials, and essays, all available on his website.



No requirements.


Networking Events

Members of Unsupervised Learning interact on a Slack group. Inside, they discuss security and technology topics. Everyone is free to give or request advice.

Additionally, you can join the community's book club. This will keep you accountable for your readings and will also give you a space where you can discuss and analyze different books, on relevant topics for the community.

Content Library

As a member of Unsupervised Learning, you will have access to all episodes of the podcast (free members only have access to select episodes).

Additionally, you will receive a weekly newsletter with curated content and analysis on security, technology, and society (free members receive a bi-monthly newsletter instead). Both the newsletter and podcast episodes are released every Monday morning.

Being a member also allows you to access member-exclusive content, as well as the free content that already exists on the community website.

Free content includes essays and tutorials. You can find essays on philosophy, culture, creativity, and happiness. On the other hand, tutorials are about information security and technology in general.

Daniel Miessler's video vault is also a great learning resource for people interested in security.


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