What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: Jan. 17-23

3D-Printed Buildings, Worst Passwords and The Winning Number As you know, 3-D printers can make most anything—clothing, prosthetics, food, musical instruments and more. Chinese building company WinSun takes prefab and 3-D printing to a new level with their 3D-printed...
January 23, 2015

What We’re Reading: Jan. 10-16

Facebook’s enterprise social network, Smart homes at what cost, and time for an office clean-out Facebook unveiled its Facebook for Office app this week, allowing businesses to create their own social network among their employees. The product puts Facebook head-to-head...
January 16, 2015

What We’re Reading: Jan 3-9

Housing First, LinkedIn tuneup, and the trouble with Amazon The New Yorker reports on Salt Lake City’s unique and highly successful Housing First program, saving taxpayers thousands of dollars while as the same time getting the chronically homeless off...
January 9, 2015

What We’re Reading – New Years 2015

A new browser from Microsoft, tweet etiquette, and don’t bother with your resolution on dieting Rumors have been circulating that Microsoft is going to release a new web browser at the launch of Windows 10, but it appears it...
January 2, 2015

What We’re Reading: Christmas 2014

Surviving Christmas and making resolutions Christmas day is tomorrow. Time offers some guidance on how not to lose your mind with your family. Receive a Kindle or tablet for the holidays? Don’t take it to bed. The light that...
December 24, 2014

What We’re Reading: Dec. 13-19

Sony’s Hack, Historic Homes, Trends in Container Housing, and a Wedding Proposal Disaster The news the last few weeks has been dominated by the Sony hack. Cyber security is becoming more and more of an issue as the world...
December 19, 2014

What We’re Reading: Dec 6-12

Down-payment help not well-known, opportunity cost, and a Paleo Media Diet 70% of U.S. adults are unaware of down-payment assistance programs available for middle-income homebuyers in their community, according to findings from the second annual America at Home survey commissioned by NeighborWorks...
December 12, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov 29-Dec 5

Rollercoaster Open House, Starbucks, Marsala, and Amazon Now this is the kind of open house I can get behind. An agent in the Netherlands created a roller coaster through one of his listings as a way to get the...
December 5, 2014

What We’re Reading – Thanksgiving 2014

Rapping REALTORS®, holiday travel, and frog eye salad As listing videos become more common, real estate professionals continue to look for unique ways to set their own videos apart – and one of those ways is by rapping. Lots...
November 26, 2014

What We’re Reading: Nov. 15-21

Facebook throttles organic reach, the truth of the midlife crisis, and frozen turkeys Facebook announced last week that it was throttling down on overly promotional posts that aren’t ads, so-called ‘organic’ content. Post that look like you’re trying to...
November 21, 2014