What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: February 13-17

The Future, history, marriage, nature, discounts, productivity, and little libraries. The robots are getting smarter. Sure, you can play an updated version of Simon, but you’ll look ridiculous. Please excuse our skepticism, but we’ll take a hard pass on...
February 17, 2017

What We’re Reading: February 6-10

Meteors, skydiving, perks, libraries, safety, Open Access, dictionaries, and productivity. You don’t see this every day! Pretty sure this would fulfill our dream of flying, though we doubt we’d be as graceful. According to Glassdoor, these are the 20...
February 10, 2017

What We’re Reading: Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

Deals, animals, health, Pac-Man, battery life, juniper trees, taxes, and snacks. Good news if you are buying a house this month! You lucked out! Nope. We’d have to move. We don’t want to tell anyone how to spend their...
February 3, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 23-27

Oscars, shortcomings, seafood, technology, taxes, weather, and images. The Academy of Arts and Sciences has released this year’s list of nominees! Which movie do you think tied with Titanic for most nominations? Let’s be honest, not all of Alexa’s...
January 27, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 16-20

Data, technology, yoga, Cubs, nature, listings, moving, travel, and amenities. What applications do you see for this beyond entertainment? Would you use the augmented reality feature now available on Realtor.com? One step forward, two steps back. We bet the...
January 20, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 9-13

History, hacking, fast food, technology, home ownership, hygge, organization, Angel Shot, and cookies. Our DC office is going to feel the crush of inauguration next week. Maine College is unveiling rare photographs of a historical inauguration soon. In addition...
January 13, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 2-6

Technology, architecture, residences, resolutions, and preservation. As someone who is used to multiple screens at work, this would be a dream for home use! Remember back when being able to store a gig on a flashdrive was exciting? Welcome to...
January 6, 2017

What We’re Reading: December 26-30

New Year, birds, aging, commercial RE, housing solutions, and travel. New Year = new goals. Take these tips to achieve your goals this year! Maybe this will be the year to simplify things. Netflix has a solution for you...
December 30, 2016

What We’re Reading: December 19-22

Winter, biology, travel, archaeology, seasonal favorites, technology, and careers. Curious what living on Mars might feel like? Chicagoans can tell you. Snow is showing up in some unexpected places. Very unexpected. It has before, too.  James Mann/flickr/2014 Baby brain...
December 22, 2016

What We’re Reading: December 12-16

Phubbing, fake news, multitasking, chocolate, crime, tips, procrastination, and lights. How often do you check your phone in your significant other’s presence, and have you thought about how that makes your SO feel? Fake news is a thing, so...
December 16, 2016