TouchStone Reads - October 7th, 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...

  • Is Having Too Many Choices (Versus Too Few) Really the Greater Problem for Consumers? (Behavioral Scientist)

  • The Onion has filed an amicus brief in Novak v. Parma, and its the best amicus brief I’ve ever read (Pjaicomo)

  • Bad Losers (The Atlantic)

  • What NASA’s Crash Into an Asteroid Looks Like (New York Times)

  • Paul McCartney’s freakish memory: And what it tells us about his creativity (The Ruffian)

  • Cash Retakes Its Crown as the Fed Wrestles With Inflation (Businessweek)

  • A brief guide to the weird and revolutionary world of quantum computers. This year’s physics Nobel Prize went to pioneers in quantum tech (Vox)

  • Indistinguishable from Magic. Magical Technology: iPod, Spotify, Figma, AI Art, Arc, web3, and beyond (Not Boring)

  • I Have Yet to Hear a Satisfactory Answer For Why Adults Care What Young People Think Maybe they just want to be the cool mom (Rob Henderson)

  • How one of America’s last piano manufacturers stays alive (The Hustle)

  • The Jetsons, Now 60 Years Old, Is Iconic. That’s a Problem (Slate)

  • What Do Dogs Know About Us? Man’s best friend is surprisingly skilled at getting inside your head (The Atlantic)

What are you reading or listening to?