Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A web content, the SolidSmack crew has done some of the heavy-lifting to make sure you get your Mondays started on the right track.

Welcome to The Monday List.

Each Monday, we’ll link you up with some of the most insightful, informative, and socially-relevant stories to keep tabbed, bookmarked, reading listed, pocketed, or what have you. Be sure to check in each Monday morning for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.

What We’re Reading This Week:

Can Ford Turn Itself Into a Tech Company?

Its very name was synonymous with the 20th-century economy. Now it’s trying to catch up with Silicon Valley on self-driving cars.

How Many Coders Does It Take to Turn On a Lightbulb?

The Tale of Kubernetes.

The Importance of Doing Absolutely Nothing

In these days of constant work and connection, taking time to do nothing is one of the most difficult agenda items. But it’s more important than ever.

How Sidney Weinberg Went from Making $3 a Week to Becoming the CEO of a Prestigious Firm

There are few institutions in the world that evoke as strong of a reaction as Goldman Sachs.

What My Personal Chat Bot is Teaching Me About AI’s Future

Every once in a while, it says something so weirdly like me that I double-take to see who chatted whom first.

Sound Systems

A History of Musical Notation

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