TouchStone Reads - February 12th, 2021


We often set aside articles that are longer, deserve a re-read, are broader in scope…or just for fun – for weekend reading. Below are some from this week – pour yourself a hot cup of coffee & enjoy...

  • Some Friendly Reminders about Day Trading (Wealth of Common Sense)

  • Overhauling Twitter (Prof G)

  • Tesla spent $1.5B in clean car credits on bitcoin, the filthiest asset imaginable (AmyCastor)

  • Kenyans Recycling Plastic into Bricks (Reuters)

  • Merger Idea: Twitter/CNN (No Mercy No Malice)

  • MacKenzie Scott’s Remarkable Giveaway Is Transforming the Bezos Fortune (Businessweek)

  • Humans Are Pretty Lousy Lie Detectors (Scientific American)

  • The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story. How did a tiny, poor nation manage to suffer only one death from the coronavirus? (The Atlantic)

  • The Brain Within the Brain of a Rising. Tennis Queen Iga Swiatek of Poland came out of nowhere to win the French Open in October. (New York Times)

What are you reading or listening to?