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Welcome to Sunday's Big Revolution. Let's dive in... – Martin
July 15 · Issue #140 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s Big Revolution. Let’s dive in…

Big things you need to know today
- Twitter has closed two Twitter accounts associated with Russian interference in the 2016 US election. The DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0 accounts were mentioned in Friday’s indictment against 12 Russian operatives. Does closing the accounts make it harder for the public to understand the tactics they used, though?
- The Observer (the Guardian’s Sunday newspaper) has drawn criticism for an alarmist and unscientific article about mobile phones and cancer. Read this criticism from a cancer researcher before you attempt the article itself.
Big weekend reads
The Google Translate World Cup The Google Translate World Cup
The World Cup in Russia has shown how modern translation apps can help make the world smaller than ever before.
Letter from Shenzhen
A look at how tech interfaces with everyday life in China. I really want to experiences the Chinese tech revolution first hand. It seems like increasing numbers of people I know are spending time there.
All the problems with WeWork's "no meat" policy.
Banning even the expensing of meat could be very problematic for WeWork, Felix Salmon observes.
Why Nudists Love Twitter
“‘Most nudists use Twitter as their primary social network because we can post our photos and it’s a gathering place to make friends.’ Belcher estimates that tens of thousands of nudists are active on Twitter, if not more.”
That’s all for today...
I’ll be back tomorrow with a full, weekday edition.
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