What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: November 28-December 2

Shortcuts, privacy, taste, nature, freelancers, stress, currency, and amusement. This article keeps showing up in my feed, so it must be useful. Cyber Monday has come and gone, but online shopping is forever. Take precautions. In case you feel...
December 2, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 14-18

Technology, nature (bad), nature (good), inventory, toys, information, and Thanksgiving. Some genius devised a new, and much improved, use of drone technology! You might have heard something about the disappearance of bees over the past 10 years or so....
November 18, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 8-11

Nature, listings, mail, drones, logos, hotels, maps, dogs, halftime shows, and coffee vessels. The earth and communities are still recovering years after natural devastation. Think about how much thought and effort you put into a listing, then look at...
November 11, 2016

What We’re Reading: Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

FLY THE W!, floor plans, extra time, sea life, technology, home buying, travel, and science. THE CUBS WON THE WORLD SERIES!!! Fly the W! We aren’t the only ones who knew the Cubbies could pull it off! Chicago is...
November 4, 2016

What We’re Reading: October 24-28

CUBS!, innovation, photography, physics, elections, mystery, Halloween, home buying, food, and amenities. Did you hear who made it to the World Series this year? GO CUBS GO! (Forgive our department’s bias — we are headquartered in Chicago, after all)...
October 28, 2016

What We’re Reading: Oct. 17-21

Prompts, awards, interviews, housing, Halloween, literature, candy, hobbies, and the internet. This could be useful IRL as an augmented reality feature at cocktail parties. We will never be as cool as Bob Dylan, as proven by his ignoring one...
October 21, 2016

What We’re Reading: October 10-14

Literature, technology, security, builds, recreations, clowns, libraries, and procrastination. How many roads must a man walk down, before you call him a Nobel Laureate? You’re never going to own Samsung Galaxy Note 7 now. Why do bad things happen...
October 14, 2016

What We’re Reading: October 3-7

Baseball, privacy, nature, safety, bees, coffee, TV, home buying, and bathrooms. The Chicago Cubs are having a record season — how did Theo Epstein put this team together? Let’s hope the Cubs can put this mess behind them! No...
October 7, 2016

What We’re Reading: September 26 – 30

Technology, vaccines, photography, laziness, home features, and identity. Have you updated your Yahoo account info yet? There is beauty in this new data center in the Arctic Circle. If you are one of the brave who downloaded the new...
September 30, 2016

What We’re Reading: September 19-23

Zoning, paper, paper, HP, Halloween, excess, gas, cancer, brick and mortar, bargains, addiction, and the gender wage gap. Housing prices are displacing lower income families in Silicon Valley. Palo Alto’s tight housing market would have been made even tighter...
September 23, 2016