TouchStone Reads - September 16th, 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...

  • An economist studied popular finance tips. Some might be leading you astray (NPR)

  • The Attention Span. “Where Do Ideas Come From?” (KCP Group)

  • A Prehistory of Social Media (Issues in Science and Technology)
    The Effect of College and University Endowments on Financial Aid, Admissions, and Student Composition (

  • The Death Cheaters (Toronto Life)

  • History by numbers (Aeon)

  • Mexico: A development puzzle. The country should be a champion. (NOP)

  • Serena Williams – analyzing the barely believable data that explains her genius (The Athletic)

  • Good Parental Advice:
    My son has been eating electrical cords. What do I do?
    Ground him - until he conducts himself properly.

What are you reading or listening to?