TouchStone Reads - February 25th, 2022

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...

  • Why is Russia invading Ukraine and what does Putin want? (BBC)

  • The fastest and priciest real estate market on record (Redfin)

  • The $250 billion question: Apple broke Facebook’s ad machine. Who’s going to fix it? (Recode)

  • How the IBM 7094 Gave NASA and the Air Force Computing Superiority in the 1960s (FedTech)

  • What It’ll Take to Get Electric Planes off the Ground (Wired)

  • The Loan Shark Trump Freed From Prison Is Lending Money Again (Businessweek)

  • China promised Trump a better deal for America; it didn’t actually deliver. (NPR)

  • The pandemic’s true death toll: (Nature)

  • The Biggest Galaxy Ever Found Has Just Been Discovered, And It Will Break Your Brain (Science Alert)

What are you reading or listening to?