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January 27 · Issue #330 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s Big Revolution newsletter. I’ve got lots of links for you to get stuck into .
– Martin from Big Revolution

Big things you need to know today
  • WhatsApp’s measures to tackle misinformation on its platform in India aren’t working, Time reports. Activity has switched from mass-forwarding, to group chats of up to 256 people at a time.
  • One quarter of jobs are at ‘high risk’ of being automated, a new study finds. Roles in transportation, food prep and office admin are among those most at risk.
Big weekend reads
Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work? Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work?
“I saw the greatest minds of my generation log 18-hour days — and then boast about #hustle on Instagram. When did performative workaholism become a lifestyle?”
Mark Zuckerberg, Let Me Fix That Op-Ed You Wrote
Kara Swisher rewrites Mark Zuckerberg’s recent Wall Street Journal piece.
Good ol' boys network, meet black girl magic: Black, female entrepreneurs are changing Silicon Valley
“For years, black women have been overlooked in tech. Now their startups are raising millions in venture capital and forcing Silicon Valley to pay attention.”
NewsGuard, NuzzelRank, and the gold rush to rank media organizations’ trustworthiness.
A look at the challenges of ranking the trustworthiness of news sources, a problem many are trying to solve.
One big tweet
jason 🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄
Founders: ignore people telling you to hustle/not hustle... do what you want, be your own North Star.
7:30 AM - 27 Jan 2019
That’s all for today...
Back tomorrow with a full weekday edition. See you then!
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