A list of good reads
- As the “world’s best restaurant” shuts down, Rob Anderson writes in The Atlantic on how Noma was thriving on the shoulders of uncompensated labour.
- Also in The Atlantic: How ChatGPT could have a significant impact on the job market of college grads.
- Two good reads from New York Times: One, a report on how Google has been spooked by ChatGPT. Two, a lovely essay (splainer gift link) on the enduring love that ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ receives at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir cinema, 27 years later.
- Arunava Banerjee in Scroll pays tribute to Gulshan Rai—the man behind Diamond Comics that gave us gems like ‘Chacha Chaudhury’ and ‘Motu Patlu’.
- Washington Post (splainer gift link) has an excellent read on why plant-based meats are failing.
- BBC News decodes the craze around the world over SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’.
- In this The Guardian essay, Elizabeth G Dunn attempts to answer an important question: Is it possible to make an ethical chocolate bar that’s also affordable?
- New Yorker has an interesting read on a French High Court’s recent judgement that employees cannot be forced to participate in “enjoyable activities.”
- Rest of World looks at how small businesses in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk are increasingly relying on YouTubers for customers.