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Welcome to Sunday's Big Revolution. "Peter, you've lost the news!" Yes, it's a quiet summer Sunday, a
 
July 1 · Issue #126 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s Big Revolution. “Peter, you’ve lost the news!” Yes, it’s a quiet summer Sunday, and tech news is non-existent. But we do have a bunch of good reads for you to dig into…
Martin

Big weekend reads
Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made? Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made?
There’s been lots of speculation about Tesla’s troubled production methods for its mass-market Model 3. The New York Times takes a look at the factory (and interviews Elon Musk at 3am), and discovers just how ‘beta test’ the whole thing feels. Tesla is overclocking robots and changing welding designs on the fly to work out what’s most effective. This is either brilliant or stupid when tried on cars that customers will end up driving.
The unlikely story of a meteorite hunter who ended up a fugitive from the law
“How a meteorite hunter’s obsession took him from the mountains of Colorado, to the Bundy Ranch, and eventually landed him in jail.”
Is the “Netflix of podcasts” moment finally here?
Would you pay for podcasts? Here, Fast Company looks at CastBox, which wants to be ‘Netflix for podcasts.’ But this could mean trouble for podcast fans, if their favourite weekly listens suddenly disappear behind a paywall.
Hi-tech dreamcatcher defeats sleep amnesia
The BBC looks at tech designed to improve your sleep – and maybe even influence your dreams.
One big tweet
The next big thing…?
Dieter Bohn
2011: We will never buy Phablets (Phablets become the norm)

2016: We will never buy Dongles (Dongles become the norm)

2018: We will never buy Notches (Notches become the norm)

2021: We will never buy Poisonous, stinging pincers (Poisonous, stinging pincers become the norm)
7:11 PM - 30 Jun 2018
That’s all for today...
See you tomorrow for a full weekday edition – hopefully with news!
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