Friday morning coffee reads

For your Friday enjoyment, here is a roundup of interesting reads from the week.

  1. Lessons from a slow-motion robot takeover: Cotton harvesting is now dominated by machines.
  2. How Facebook is killing comedy.
  3. The autonomous selfie drone is here. Is society ready for it?
  4. Our infrastructure is not ‘crumbling.’
  5. The best things found between the pages of old books.
  6. The weird true story of the rise and fall of the waterbed.