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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.