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:
For Daisuke Wakabayashi, who covers Google, computer accessories are important. Very important.
A preposterously cute grey squirrel monkey named Dalton bonks his head against a computer screen in front of him. Wide-eyed and mutton chopped, Dalton has quite the set up—the screen, wide in squirrel-monkey terms, displays dots of varying sizes and colors. Below that is a monkey-sized basin, like a sink in a dollhouse kitchen remodeled with stainless steel fixtures.
The reason you didn’t stick to your New Year’s resolution is that you don’t like exercise. But that can change.
Haier, the new owner, has its own plan to revive the struggling brand.
It has the cash, and Netflix has the audience. But the idea is still rotten.
The artist Hiroshi Sugimoto’s first architectural project in New York City is a defiant celebration of a bygone age.