TouchStone Reads - January 26th, 2024


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...

  • Inside the Crime Rings Trafficking Sand (Scientific American)

  • Think millennials have it tough? For ‘Generation K’, life is even harsher (The Guardian)

  • Report: Half of recent US inflation due to high corporate profits (The Guardian)

  • Who Cares Whether A Monopoly is Efficient? The Sherman Act Is Supposed to Ban Them All (The Sling)

  • The Economists Who Found the Richest People of All Time (New Republic)

  • Why the World Is Betting Against American Democracy (Politico)

  • How Much of the World Is It Possible to Model? Mathematical models power our civilization - but they have limits. (New Yorker)

  • How a 27-Year-Old Codebreaker Busted the Myth of Bitcoin’s Anonymity (Wired)

  • Fracking Eyeballs (Asterisk)

  • 33 Life Learnings from 33 Years (The Curiosity Chronicle)

What are you reading or listening to?