TouchStone Reads - April 28th, 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...

  • Megatrends: The Longevity Economy (U.S. News)

  • There Is Something Very Wrong at Uber (Slate)

  • The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World (Next Big Idea Club)

  • Apple’s New Savings Account Makes iPhones More Valuable - for Thieves (The Information)

  • Why Tucker Carlson’s Exit From Fox News Looks Like an Execution (Vanity Fair)

  • Harlan Crow Bought Property from Clarence Thomas. The Justice Didn’t Disclose the Deal (ProPublica)

  • The Real-World Costs of the Digital Race for Bitcoin: Bitcoin mines cash in on electricity — by devouring it, selling it, even turning it off - and they cause immense pollution (New York Times)

  • Make Something Wonderful: Steve Jobs in his own words (Steve Jobs Archive)

  • Inside Rupert Murdoch’s Succession Drama (Vanity Fair)

  • Sketches from Ukraine (The Believer)

  • Disney’s had enough - it’s taking Ron DeSantis to court (Vox)

  • Montessori: The world’s most influential school? (BBC Future)

  • Protein powders: Are they bad for your health? (BBC Future)

What are you reading or listening to?