Welcome to the third edition of our Weekend Reads series.

Every week, we will publish seven articles that made it among our Top Stories. Like you, we are voracious readers, craving for that extra bit of thought-provoking twist and careful use of words that make a great story. This is what we hope to pick for our readers every week.

Here are the seven stories we picked for you this week:

Stepping out of the firehose — Benedict Evans
What does a mailbox with 351 thousand unread emails say about Bauhaus, the Arts and Crafts movement, and the Metaverse?
Paul McCartney Doesn’t Really Want to Stop the Show
Half a century after the Beatles broke up, he’s still correcting the record—and making new ones.
Slackers of the World, Unite!
Why employees love the software, and bosses don’t
Kumail Nanjiani’s Feelings
The actor always wanted his own superhero transformation. Now he’s buff, a Marvel star, and struggling with how much of his new body is his own.
The next generation of journalists is here. And they think we can do better. - Poynter
From “grateful to be here” to “no thanks.”
How Amazon runs Alexa, with Dave Limp
Alexa, play Dave Limp
The Great Resignation Is Accelerating
A lasting effect of this pandemic will be a revolution in worker expectations.