TouchStone Reads - September 9th, 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...

  • American workers need lots and lots of robots (Noahpinion)

  • The housing market slowdown, explained in 7 charts (Vox)

  • UnBanning (sic) Books Since 1934 (Brooklyn Public Library)

  • How Bird Collecting Evolved Into Bird-Watching (Smithsonian Magazine)

  • The Family That Mined the Pentagon’s Data for Profit (Wired)

  • The Obscure Economist Silicon Valley Billionaires Should Dump Ayn Rand For (Vanity Fair)

  • Mark Cuban says pharma villain Martin Shkreli inspired him (Vox)

  • Schools Are Back and Confronting Devastating Learning Losses (Wall Street Journal)

  • Climate Change in the last 2021 Years (Weather & Climate)

  • Three reasons why Taiwanese people are increasingly opposed to ‘reunification’ with China (Grid)

  • Foreign Candy Puts American Candy to Shame (The Atlantic)

What are you reading or listening to?