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Welcome to your weekend big reads edition of the newsletter. — Martin from Big Revolution
 
July 20 · Issue #476 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to your weekend big reads edition of the newsletter.
— Martin from Big Revolution

Big things you need to know today
  • A reverse image-search tool from Google researchers could help diagnose cancer, TechCrunch reports.
Big weekend reads
Instagram ‘tag cleaners’ are fighting against digital vandalism Instagram ‘tag cleaners’ are fighting against digital vandalism
A heartwarming story of using ‘spam for good.’
Twitter’s Redesign Isn’t About You
The new Twitter resign on desktop doesn’t solve any of the service’s biggest problems. Here’s why that’s intentional.
Why Facebook immortalized an illegal crosswalk with nine gray stripes at its headquarters
The story of the time Facebook staff moved fast and broke traffic laws.
Grindr Had Dreams Of Making The World Better For Queer People. Then A Chinese Gaming Company Bought It.
“Over the last 18 months, Grindr has faced a federal investigation, layoffs, mismanagement, and internal turmoil. Now the popular gay dating and hookup app is looking for a new owner.”
The bizarre, true story of Metal Gear Solid’s English translation
A look at the art of translating a game for an audience in another part of the world. It’s about more than converting the words to another language.
One big tweet
Tyler Dawson
The B.C. RCMP are giving a press conference on the two people murdered on the Alaska Highway, and they have the cat ear filter on. https://t.co/j8GvkvKA4u
10:32 PM - 19 Jul 2019
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