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Welcome to Sunday’s chilled out edition of Big Revolution. – Martin
 
October 21 · Issue #238 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s chilled out edition of Big Revolution.
Martin

Big things you need to know today
  • A Saudi employee at Twitter was fired on suspicion of accessing the accounts of the regime’s critics, the New York Times reports.
Big weekend reads
100 Websites That Shaped the Internet as We Know It 100 Websites That Shaped the Internet as We Know It
A fun list packed with nostalgia for the way the web was, and in some cases, still is.
Goodbye, Google+: A eulogy for the last great social network
A Google+ fan’s perspective on the service shutting down.
Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps
A look at how some conservatives are rejecting mainstream social media services in favour of niche apps that only reflect their own views. Think of it like a retreat to the forums of old.
I fell for Facebook fake news. Here’s why millions of you did, too.
In an age of manipulation, many of us just aren’t good enough at spotting fakes.
Gmail Creator and YC Partner Paul Buchheit on Joining Google, How to Become a Great Engineer and Happiness
Paul Buchheit is one of the fathers of the modern internet as the creator of Gmail and the less-well remembered, but just as pioneering, service FriendFeed. Here he reflects on work and happiness.
One big tweet
Age comes at you fast.
maya kosoff (but spooky)
heard one teen ask another “what is a myspace?” tonight and my entire body crumbled and turned into dust
5:20 AM - 21 Oct 2018
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