7 stories to read this weekend 

Micro manufacturing, Thomas Piketty, fascism in Europe and robots — you know they are all tied together, somehow. Plus Cory Booker and Mark Zuckerberg, Nintendo and John Maeda — we got a great weekend of reading ready for you. 

7 stories to read this weekend

The Americans love affair with technology, Chicago’s last tannery, marathon people, city services 2.0, hipsters & low-tech, the end of the middle class and the Ukraine crisis — here is what I think is worth reading this week.

7 stories to read this weekend

On the money this week: value of Sherpa’s life, sewing machines, the impact of science fiction on culture and game of thrones. Plus bubbles and a ranting Anthony Bourdain.

7 stories to read this weekend

New Gilded age, return of the Mad Men, David Letterman’s last great moment, Kevin Kelly, Bill Gross, fraught life of a Raiderette and beyond quantum computing — that’s what’s on the menu this weekend.

7 stories to read this weekend

Zebras, bucks, deer, chimpanzees and cows — it is the Animal Planet edition of what to read this weekend. And they are all thought-provoking stories. Happy reading!

7 stories to read this weekend

Sotheby’s troubles, $1000 Genome, Silver Thief is on the loose, A food site breaks up with Facebook, what are the technical textiles of tomorrow and the sexiest dog in Chicago are among this week’s recommendations.

7 stories to read this weekend

Why it sucks to be a retail worker, the Target failure and Candy-Crushed?: These are three of the top seven stories I recommend for this weekend’s reading.

7 stories to read this weekend

Silence as a luxury; the end of rhinos and the price we will pay; outsourcing humanity; the unkindness of aging; Tutankhamun’s blood; and a conversation with genetics giant and Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner — are on the menu this week.

7 stories to read this weekend 

Suzanne Vega, Rupert Murdoch’s broken marriage, Silicon Valley’s circus of innovation, Tom Steyer, the inconvenient billionaire; South Sudan’s old enmities and Facebook’s plan to conquer the world — some of the stories on menu this weekend. 

7 stories to read this weekend

Who is Jimmy Fallon, Presidency outsourced, everything that is wrong with Donald Trump, why do we hate Google buses, the last days of Ambercombie & yet another Texas politician who is ambitious. These and more stories are on reading menu this week.