TouchStone Reads - March 10th, 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...

  • Substack: Empire of Narratives: It’s a multi-media network and cultural powerhouse (The Generalist)

  • I Asked an Algorithm to Optimize My Life. Here’s What Happened (Wired)

  • The inside story of how ChatGPT was built from the people who made it (MIT Technology Review)

  • No More Passwords: How to Set Up Apple’s Passkeys for Easy Sign-ins (PC Mag)

  • When covid politics collides with covid science, public health loses (Grid)

  • Rupert Murdoch’s deposition in $1.6 billion defamation case is ‘a nightmare’ for Fox News, legal experts say (Grid)

  • Inside the Dissident Fringe, Where the New Right Meets the Far Left, and Everyone’s Bracing For Apocalypse (Vanity Fair)

  • Fake Assistants Are All Over TikTok (The Cut)

  • The Best One Hit Wonders Of The ’90s, According To Reddit (Digg)

  • Ontario just lived through the darkest Winter in 73 YEARS. #Irritable (Weather Channel)

What are you reading or listening to?