TouchStone Reads - November 5th, 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...

  • The Meaning of Life Is Surprisingly Simple You can make your quest for meaning manageable by breaking it down into three bite-size dimensions. (The Atlantic)

  • Solar-Powered Desalination Device Will Turn Sea Water Into Fresh Water For 400,000 People (GoodNewsNetwork)

  • Hot Streaks in Your Career Don’t Happen by Accident First explore. Then exploit. (The Atlantic)

  • Sc3nius We’re all gonna make it (Not Boring)

  • A 20 year old truck driver tells you why the supply chain crisis won’t end (Medium)

  • The “Phone Disaster”: How WeChat became digital traps for Chinese Uyghurs (Rest of the world)

  • Podcast: Sway - Walt Mossberg's Take on Mark Zuckerberg and More (

  • Amazon’s Project Kuiper is preparing to launch its first two internet satellites into space next year. (NYT)

  • The greatest peacetime surge in household wealth (Money Inside Out)

A genius is the (person) who can do the average thing when everybody else around (them) is losing their mind'. - Napoleon Bonaparte

What are you reading or listening to?