TouchStone Reads - May 12th, 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...

  • 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards: Creative solutions to the most pressing issues of our time (Fast Company)

  • The Fugitive Princesses of Dubai As the emirate’s ruler espoused gender equality, four royal women staked their lives on escaping his control (New Yorker)

  • Why Disinformation and Misinformation Are More Dangerous Than Malware (PC Mag)

  • The Quest for Longevity Is Already Over (Wired)

  • How a Dishwasher Engineer Challenged Elon Musk’s Grip on Commercial Space (Businessweek)

  • 23 Pandemic Decisions That Actually Went Right (The Atlantic)

  • Are the costs of Brexit big or small? (Centre For European Reform)

  • Almost Every Powerful Economist We Have Went to 1 of 6 Schools. That’s Not Great! (Slate)

  • Tweaking Vegetables’ Genes Could Make Them Tastier—And You’ll Get to Try Them Soon (Scientific American)

  • Where Are the Treatments for Long COVID? (Slate)

  • RIP Metaverse (Business Insider)

What are you reading or listening to?