Some very compelling reads caught my attention this weekend and in my first must-read list of the year I would like to share these with you.
- What We Should Be Telling Children about College Admissions. College admissions madness. It’s the time of the year I am surrounded by eyesores telling me how many students get a job offer before graduation, how much money they earn, and more. This article finds a rare center of gravity that should help us all understand what is really important about getting our kids into college.
- My Friend’s Tragic Run of Depression. The author makes a personal and important point we all need to understand–depression is an illness, not a character flaw. The touching way in which he leads us to this point, however, is the real journey worth sharing. Take a few minutes to read this one.
- If an Algorithm Wrote This, How Would You even Know? I read recently that 47% of existing and well paying jobs will be subject to competitive pressure from computers using algorithms to do the same work (and cheaper). Here is an example of how writers are about to be subject to the pressure, and is worth a read too.