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.
Every Monday, we 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 to get your week started on the right foot. Be sure to check in each week for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.
What We’re Reading This Week:
The country’s once-envied government skunk works has set its sights on speeding up the arrival of aerial taxis and trucks.
The biggest internet platforms are businesses built on asymmetric information. They know far more about their advertising, labor and commerce marketplaces than do any of the parties participating in them.
Old technology finds a surprising new application.
You’ve made strides toward Inbox Zero. You’ve unburdened yourself of your old tweets, and now you feel free as a bird. The one thing left to do: find harmony in your digital work-life by tidying up your Slack.
If the Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster had been around when Bob was breaking hearts and blowing minds back in ’66, he would have been able to play both the acoustic and electric portions of his concert on the same guitar.
The Jamaican stock exchange is so obscure, even emerging-markets funds don’t go there. And it’s booming.