TouchStone Reads - February 17th, 2023


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...

  • All Markets Are Uncertain: The Forecasters’ Hall of Fame Has Zero Members (The Uncertainty of It All)

  • The Death of the Smart Shopper: Internet retail was supposed to supercharge the informed consumer. What happened? (The Atlantic)

  • This Rare Asteroid May Be Worth 70,000 Times the Global Economy. Now NASA Is Sending a Spaceship to Explore It. If all goes to plan, the spacecraft will arrive at 16 Psyche in August 2029. (Robb Report)

  • Why Do People Believe Everything They Watch on TikTok? We’re just as bad as boomers falling for misinformation on Facebook. (Vice)

  • Winners of the 2022 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest (The Atlantic)

  • Data from New Jersey is a warning sign for young sports bettors (The Conversation)

  • How Massive The NFL Really Is, In 4 Charts (fivethirtyeight)

  • The 18 Best Live Sports Experiences on Earth: The ultimate travel bucket list (GQ)

  • Lab-Grown Meat Has a Bigger Problem Than the Lab (Businessweek)

  • The Chatbots Are Coming for Google (Businessweek)

  • Astronomers Discover Our Solar System Has a Mysterious ‘Ghostly’ Glow (Popular Mechanics)

What are you reading or listening to?