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:

Five big thinkers puzzle over the future of the future.

From Gene Editing to A.I., How Will Technology Transform Humanity?

The U.S. Is Playing Catch-Up With Rivals as Globalization Marches On

Four major trade trends to watch for in 2019.

The U.S. Is Playing Catch-Up With Rivals as Globalization Marches On

How Companies Get You to Pay More for the Same Product

It’s not just the airlines; consumers are paying up for everything from sneakers to pickup trucks.

How Companies Get You to Pay More for the Same Product

Lucid Dreaming: This Retreat Can Train Your Nighttime Visions

The more I learned about the power of lucid dreaming, the more I wanted to be able to induce lucid dreams on a consistent basis.

Lucid Dreaming: This Retreat Can Train Your Nighttime Visions

Unpacking the Millennial Work Ethic

Or, what Hannah Arendt can tell us about LinkedIn’s content problem

Unpacking the Millennial Work Ethic

Technologists Should Abandon Their Craft

Everyone is trying to break into technology, but I wish more people would break out.

Technologists Should Abandon Their Craft

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