TouchStone Reads - July 29th, 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...

  • A Flaw in Human Judgment: How systematic decision-making can result in fewer errors (Science Friday)

  • The unsinkable potential of autonomous boats (Vox)

  • Elder Millennials Have Less Time for Fun: A new report on how Americans spend their days shows 35- to 44-year-olds have fewer leisure hours than anybody else, and less than two decades ago. (Bloomberg)

  • The Chip Shortage Is Easing—but Only for Some (Wired)

  • What Keeps a Crowd from Becoming a Mob? (Scientific American)

  • MBS’s $500 Billion Desert Dream Just Keeps Getting Weirder (Businessweek)

  • Put Your Face in Airplane Mode (The Atlantic)

  • The value of not flying (Koenfucius)

  • How a 23-Year-Old Phenom Named Kingfish Became the Future of the Blues: Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram is a generational talent (Washington Post)

  • What If Inflation Really Is Transitory? The Case For A Return Of Disinflation/Deflation (The Capital Spectator)

  • The VW Bus Took the Sixties on the Road. Now It’s Getting a Twenty-first-Century Makeover (The New Yorker)

  • The Spectacular Comeback of the American Farmers Market: (Reasons To Be Cheerful)

  • Richard Lewis on his sports bond with Larry David and life as an Ohio State fan (The Athletic)

  • Evolution of an Office Desk 1980 to 2014 (Lost in History Tweet)


What are you reading or listening to?