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:

Amazon Alexa and the Search for the One Perfect Answer

Voice computing seeks to deliver a single correct response to any query. That’s why it’s going to upend our relationship with information.

Amazon Alexa and the Search for the One Perfect Answer

Everybody Makes Podcasts. Can Anyone Make Them Profitable?

The industry generates a lot of enthusiasm and little revenue, but that could be changing.

Everybody Makes Podcasts. Can Anyone Make Them Profitable?

America’s Tech Giants Should Enjoy Their Home-Field Advantage

 They’ve struggled to grow internationally, but for now relying on the U.S. is OK.

America’s Tech Giants Should Enjoy Their Home-Field Advantage

An Ex-Marine Wants to Print Autonomous Vehicles for Your City

Jay Rogers’s company, Local Motors, has buyers lined up.

An Ex-Marine Wants to Print Autonomous Vehicles for Your City

The Rise of the WeWorking Class

The co-working giant’s real product isn’t office space — it’s a new kind of “corporate culture.“

The Rise of the WeWorking Class

It’s Time for Digital Products to Start Empowering Us

We’re accepting utility in exchange for disempowerment. It’s not a fair trade.

It’s Time for Digital Products to Start Empowering Us

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