TouchStone Reads - June 9th, 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...

  • Try not to be “Invidia”. How every $1 trillion business starts in a $0 billion market: Nvidia Started in a Denny’s. Now It’s Worth $1 Trillion (WSJ)

  • Two centuries of rapid global population growth will come to an end (Our World in Data)

  • 5 winners and 5 losers from the debt ceiling deal (Vox)

  • Inside the Meltdown at CNN: How did it all go wrong? (The Atlantic)

  • Clarence Thomas should resign from the supreme court, for the good of the court (The Guardian)

  • The 400-Year-Old Tragedy That Captures Our Chaos: Pop culture is finding new currency in the tale of a king beset by madness (The Atlantic)

  • The world is finally spending more on solar than oil production (MIT Technology Review)

  • Five globally successful Chinese companies you’ve never heard of (Rest Of World)

  • A $1.5 Trillion Backstop for Homebuyers Props Up Banks Instead (Businessweek)

  • Wine-tasting: it’s junk science (The Guardian)

What are you reading or listening to?