Wow… just like that another week has passed. And it is time for my list of reading recommendations for you. I hope you enjoy it.
- Silence is now a luxury product: Chloe Schama from the New Republic explores this new trend and well, let’s just say silence is the new black.
- Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen and time’s vain delusions: David Dobbs reflects on life, music and the fact that “aging brings a thousand cruelties.” Beautiful essay.
- Sorry, phone number, but it’s time for you to die: I thought it had already happened. Darren Murph makes a good case.
- Outsourcing humanity: Today’s apps are turning us into sociopaths, argues Evan Selinger in Wired. I sort of agree with the piece.
- Here’s what might happen to local ecosystems if all the rhinos disappear. Yes, this is a scary story.
- Tutankhamun’s blood: Why everyone from the Mormons to the Muslim Brotherhood is desperate for a piece of the Pharaoh.
- How academia and publishing are destroying scientific innovation: Elizabeth Dzeng in conversation with Sydney Brenner, a professor of genetic medicine at the University of Cambridge and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 2002.