What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: March 21-27

Sunbelt and suburbs ascendant New census data is out. The cities with the highest levels of net domestic migration since 2010 are Houston, Dallas, Austin, Phoenix, Denver, and San Antonio. In just the last year, Florida has been popular....
March 27, 2015

What We’re Reading: March 14-20

The death of IE, timely satellite maps, and commuting times Microsoft officially admitted that it’s phasing out its Internet Explorer web browser. The company will instead promote an as-yet unnamed browser, code-named Project Spartan. Once the browser of choice,...
March 20, 2015

What We’re Reading: March 7-13

Networking tips, Apple announcements, and the future of McDonalds For some networking feels like a chore while others find it invigorating. Finding the right way to network depends on your comfort level and personality. Regardless of your preferences, Harvard...
March 13, 2015

What We’re Reading: Feb 28-Mar 6

K-Cup mountain, the end of circus elephants, and don’t forget Daylight Savings Time The trouble with Keurig coffee maker-style K-Cups surfaced again this week in the media (they’re plastic and a garbage nightmare) as the inventor said he doesn’t...
March 6, 2015

What We’re Reading: Feb 21-27

Social data in rankings, never miss a free ice cream again, and how about a box of snow? We know what you’re thinking “another top 10 city list?” However, what is most interesting about this 10 most creative cities list is the...
February 27, 2015

What We’re Reading: Jan 31-Feb 6

Youthification, the impact of falling oil on housing, Amazon Prime, and a different kind of Monopoly money Much has been made of the wave of millennials moving to cities. In intriguing new work, geographer and urban planner Markus Moos of the University of...
February 6, 2015

What We’re Reading: Jan 24-30

Stop exclaiming!! (unless on Facebook), drink more coffee, have more bacon Writing for the web can be difficult, but when it comes to blogs and emails, drop the exclamation mark. It makes you look unprofessional and slightly manic. Unless...
January 30, 2015

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