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Welcome to Saturday's Big Revolution. As ever, weekend editions are all about getting a bunch of good
 
January 12 · Issue #315 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Saturday’s Big Revolution. As ever, weekend editions are all about getting a bunch of good reads into your browser tabs.
Martin

Big things you need to know today
  • The FBI opened an investigation into whether Trump was a literal Russian agent. The 2017 work followed the firing of FBI Director James Comey and concerns within the bureau that the president was working against US interests.
  • Nation states are increasingly taking ‘hostages’ by arresting foreign corporate executives as trade wars heat up.
Big weekend reads
More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost
Coming from a city that VCs mostly avoided for a long time, it’s funny to see this sentiment as a novelty.
Your Old Tweets Give Away More Location Data Than You Think
Tweets containing your location from before early 2015 could be used to locate your home.
Trump vs. Ocasio-Cortez: Who Will Win the Internet?
“They both know how to control the narrative. But one of them comes across as a human being and the other as a cartoon bobblehead.”
I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bogs While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers
A remarkable account of life as newspaper journalist when you’re also a heroin addict.
One big tweet
This thread starts off with a case of misrepresentation and ends up going deeeep down a rabbit hole of fakery. Click through to read it all.
Chloe Condon 🎀
Wow. I've been harassed online before, but @teemedlin- I have no idea who you are, nor was I at a conference/meet-up/event w/ you 4 days ago. Lying about this is next level- also, ++ photo is from my @NewCo article I published years ago/from a conference 3 years ago. Get a life. https://t.co/tk3Vc2zhLX
11:55 PM - 11 Jan 2019
That’s all for today...
Back tomorrow with more good weekend reads.
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