TouchStone Reads - September 3rd, 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...

  • Bird Brain: The Worst Managed Tech Company in History (American Consequences)

  • What I learned visiting two cutting-edge Amazon grocery stores (Full Stack Economics)

  • After Years of Failure, California Lawmakers Pave the Way for More Housing (New York Times)

  • Why Is It So Hard to Be Rational? The real challenge isn’t being right but knowing how wrong you might be. (New Yorker)

  • TikTok, Reddit, and Facebook are killing people with Ivermectin misinformation (The Verge)

  • Podcast: Zeynep Tufekci on the Sociology of The Moment (Live) The problems COVID-19 revealed in our institutions—and how to fix them. (Conversations With Tyler)

  • Every National Forest In California Is Closing Because Of Wildfire Risk The closures start Tuesday night and run through Sept. 17. (NPR)

  • 44 of The Most Mind Blowing movie clips of all time - You will need popcorn. (Lifehacker)

What are you reading or listening to?