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:

Cord Cutters Love to Watch, Until the Free Trials Expire

Streaming giants are struggling with a big churn conundrum: Only a third of users stick around.

A Big Law Firm Aims to (Partly) Automate Big Law

Wilson Sonsini’s year-old subsidiary says its AI can save clients 80% to 90% on California’s sweeping data privacy legislation.

His Novels of Planetary Devastation Will Make You Want to Survive

Jeff VanderMeer, the author of “Annihilation,” brings us fresh horrors with each new book. So why does he remain an optimist?

Letter of Recommendation: 3D Without Glasses

Free viewing, when it works, works much better than any other method. The images snap together, unimpeded by imperfect guidance mechanisms, and you are able to inspect the images in a way that you can’t by any other means.

Tweak These Google Chrome Settings to Level Up Your Browsing

Get the most out of Google’s Chrome browser with these tips and tricks.

Every Startup Needs to Prepare for Its Downfall

Silicon Valley lives in denial, so nobody plans for the inevitable.