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Big Revolution - An unplugged revelation [Members only]

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Welcome to Sunday's Big Revolution, packed with good reads for you fine members. – Martin
 
January 6 · Issue #309 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s Big Revolution, packed with good reads for you fine members.
Martin

Big things you need to know today
Big weekend reads
Salesforce's Marc Benioff unplugged for two weeks, and had a revelation that could change the tech industry Salesforce's Marc Benioff unplugged for two weeks, and had a revelation that could change the tech industry
A profile of Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, on how he’s rearranged his company to give him more time to do the things he enjoys – and it seems to be working.
I Was A Cable Guy. I Saw The Worst Of America.
A compelling read about life as a cable technician in the USA.
Investors and entrepreneurs need to address the mental health crisis in startups
“While national mental health statistics are troubling, they are downright terrifying for entrepreneurs. According to a study by Michael Freeman, entrepreneurs are 50 percent more likely to report having a mental health condition, with some specific conditions being incredibly prevalent amongst founders.”
One big tweet
Y Combinator chief Sam Altman’s predictions for the next few years. I’m not sure I agree that artificial general intelligence will feel any more in reach in six years’ time than it does now, though.
Sam Altman
Predictions for the three most important technological developments that will happen by 2025:

1) We will get net-gain nuclear fusion working at prototype scale
2) AGI will feel within reach to many people in the industry
3) Gene editing will have cured at least one major disease
4:12 PM - 5 Jan 2019
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