TouchStone Reads - June 30th, 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...


Happy Canada Day !

  • Nurtured by nature: Psychological research is advancing our understanding of how time in nature can improve our mental health and sharpen our cognition (American Psychological Association)
  • The Curious Incident of Elevated Profit Margins (GMO)
  • Artificial Intelligence Envy (Smead Capital)
  • The Immortal Mel Brooks: The 2,000-year-old man turns 97 this summer. (The Atlantic)
  • The ‘Extend and Pretend’ Real Estate Strategy Is Running Out of Time: Higher interest rates and soaring vacancies have brought the commercial property industry to the brink. (Businessweek)
  • Kevin McCarthy’s Trump gaffe exposes Republican dilemma (BBC)
  • If you love film, you should be worried about what’s going on at Turner Classic Movies (NPR)
  • Semi-Politics: Intel and the future of US chipmaking (Phenomenal World)
  • Dolby Atmos Wants You to Listen Up. (And Down. And Sideways.) (New York Times)
  • When My Kids Are My Age: The Wonderful World of the 2050s (Not Boring)
  • Pie in the sky: Domino’s just upped its delivery game by using a jetpack to fly a couple of piping-hot pizzas to UK festivalgoers.

What are you reading or listening to?