What We’re Reading Archive

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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December 12, 2014