TouchStone Reads - May 13th, 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...

  • America is trying to fix the chip shortage one factory at a time (Vox)

  • How Shrinkflation Impacts Consumers (Forbes Advisor)

  • Weak links in finance and supply chains are easily weaponized (Nature)

  • 15 of the Craziest Charts Right Now (Wealth of Common Sense)

  • This Chinese EV Sells At Just Over $5,000. So We Tried It (Wired)

  • A pulsar is firing a 7-light-year-long antimatter stream into space (Syfy Wire)

  • Rich Strike’s Derby Win Has Given Horse Racing a Welcome Reboot (New York Times)

  • Nurses are not OK (Grid)

  • Ron DeSantis is following a trail blazed by a Hungarian authoritarian (Vox)

  • Apple, Google, and Microsoft will soon implement passwordless sign-in on all major platforms (The Verge)

  • Mapping the Brain to Understand the Mind (Scientific American)

  • King of Throws (NYT)

“Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." Marcus Aurelius

What are you reading or listening to?